Using third-party router configurations for Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD)

This page provides examples of third-party router configurations that support Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) for Cloud Router.

Arista EOS

To configure BFD on an Arista EOS, use the following command (the values shown are examples):

int NAME
  bfd interval 1000 min_rx 1000 multiplier 5

router bgp 65201
  neighbor 169.254.88.81 bfd
  neighbor 169.254.149.193 bfd

For additional Arista BFD configuration settings and examples, see Section 37.2: BFD Configuration in the Arista documentation.

Cisco ASA

For Cisco ASA configuration examples, see Bidirectional Forwarding Detection Routing in the Cisco documentation. The BGP configuration is identical to the IOS/IOS-XE configuration later in this document.

Cisco ASR

To see BFD status, use the following command at the top level of the Cisco AS configuration:

show bfd neighbors 169.254.44.6 details

To configure BFD on a Cisco ASR, use the following command (the values shown are examples):

int NAME
  bfd interval 1000 min_rx 1000 multiplier 5

router bgp 65001
  neighbor 169.254.3.6 fall-over bfd single-hop
  neighbor 169.254.4.6 fall-over bfd single-hop
  neighbor 169.254.33.6 fall-over bfd single-hop
  neighbor 169.254.44.6 fall-over bfd single-hop

For additional Cisco IOS/IOS-XE BFD configuration settings and examples, see BGP Support for BFD in the Cisco documentation.

Cisco IOS-XR

For Cisco IOS-XR configuration examples, see Implementing BFD in the Cisco documentation.

Fortigate

For Fortigate BFD configuration examples, see Technical Note : FortiGate BFD implementation and examples (Bidirectional Forwarding Detection for OSPF and BGP).

Juniper JunOS

To configure BFD on the Juniper JunOS with BGP, use the following command (the values shown are examples):

  protocols {
    bgp {
      group bfdtest-cr-2 {
        bfd-liveness-detection {
          minimum-interval 1000;
        }
        neighbor 192.163.6.4;
        neighbor 192.168.40.4;
        }
      }
    }

For additional Juniper BFD configuration settings and examples, see Example: Configuring BFD for BGP in the Juniper documentation.

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