Consider the following config:

router bgp 2
 address-family ipv4 vrf TEST_VRF     
  redistribute static metric 10

Q1:The above command snippet does the following:

1.I am telling BGP to run inside my vrf TEST_VRF

2.I am redistributing all the static routes present in TEST_VRF routing table into bgp with a metric of 10

Please confirm if my above understanding is correct.

  • You have not created any neighbors for your VRF address family.
    – Ron Maupin
    May 20, 2017 at 17:11

1 Answer 1

  1. You're not actually telling BGP to run inside VRF. I would say you're activating address family ipv4 vrf inside BGP process. I. e. BGP process is always bgp 2, but it may contain different address families.

  2. Correct.

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