Adjusting BGP timers on high-latency links

Barry A. Dykes bdykes at
Thu Jun 12 19:21:55 UTC 1997

neighbor *.*.*.* advertisement-interval (0-600 seconds)

External peers are already 30 seconds and internal I beleive is 5 sec.  
Anyway I hope that this is what you are looking for.


> We're running into a problem getting an iBGP session to remain active
> with a remote site connected via a high latency link (VSAT T1).  The router
> at this end of the link (cisco 7513) also eBGP peers with a couple of
> upstream ISP's.  
> Is there a way to adjust BGP keepalive timers on a per neighbor basis?
> Haven't been able to figure out a way under any of CISCO's IOS's version
> (we're running IOS 11.x on our boxes).
> --curtis
> -- 
> Curtis Generous 
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