Bug ID 1031425: Provide a configuration flag to disable BGP peer-id check.

Last Modified: Nov 30, 2021

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP TMOS(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
16.1.0, 16.0.1.2, 16.0.1.1, 15.1.4, 15.1.3.1, 15.1.3, 14.1.4.3, 14.1.4.2, 14.1.4.1, 14.1.4

Opened: Jul 05, 2021
Severity: 4-Minor

Symptoms

A fix for ID 945265 (https://cdn.f5.com/product/bugtracker/ID945265.html) introduced strict checking of a peer-id. This check might be not desired in some configurations.

Impact

BIG-IP will not pass the NLRIs between two eBGP peers. The following message can be seen in debug logs: 172.20.10.18-Outgoing [RIB] Announce Check: 0.0.0.0/0 Route Remote Router-ID is same as Remote Router-ID

Conditions

EBGP peering with two routers in the same autonomous system, configured with the same peer-id.

Workaround

Change peer-ids to be unique on eBGP peers.

Fix Information

None

Behavior Change