Newbie x Cisco IOS-XR x ROV: BCP to not harassing peer(s) and upstream(s)

Mark Tinka mark at
Wed May 11 17:29:04 UTC 2022

On 5/11/22 18:53, Job Snijders via NANOG wrote:

> Hi!
> In current versions I think enabling “soft-reconfiguration-inbound 
> always” (also described at
> ) should be enough.
> Make sure to enable it on every EBGP peer you apply ROV to, or just 
> all EBGP peers.
> This knob slightly increase your own memory consumption, but makes 
> your router more “neighbourly”! :-)

Just to add that this is useful on all eBGP speakers based on IOS XR.

It's not required in Junos, because Junos does this implicitly.

A draft RFC we co-authored attempts to offer a solution:


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