Juniper Advertise MED on EBGP session.

Ruairi Carroll ruairi.carroll at
Tue Feb 21 16:06:18 UTC 2017

Unless I'm going insane, I think you're trying to use the IGP metric as

If so, then :


On 21 February 2017 at 16:26, Leo Bicknell <bicknell at> wrote:

> I tried to pull an old trick out of my playbook this morning and
> failed.  I'd like to advertise BGP Metrics on an EBGP session,
> specifically the existing internal metrics.  I know how to do this
> on a Cisco, but I tried on a Juniper and it seems to be impossible.
> I can set a metric in a policy, or put a default metric on the
> session as a whole, or even set it to IGP.  But none of those are
> what I want.  I want the existing metrics advertised as-is, just
> like would be done over an IBGP session.  After an hour of reading
> documentation and trying a few things, I'm starting to think it
> may be impossible on JunOS.
> Anyone have a tip or trick?
> --
> Leo Bicknell - bicknell at
> PGP keys at

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