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BGP neighbor password

A BGP neighbor password is used for the neighbor range. Once a BGP group is configured, it uses a password to establish the neighborhood.

config router bgp
    config neighbor-group
        edit <name>
            set password <password>
        next
    end
end

To configure the BGP group:
  1. Configure the R3 FortiGate settings:

    config router bgp
        config neighbor-group
            edit "FGT"
                set soft-reconfiguration enable
                set remote-as 65050
                set local-as 65518
                set local-as-no-prepend enable
                set local-as-replace-as enable
                set route-map-in "del-comm"
                set keep-alive-timer 30
                set holdtime-timer 90
                set update-source "npu0_vlink0"
                set weight 1000
                set password ENC ********
            next
        end
        config neighbor-range
            edit 1
                set prefix 172.16.201.0 255.255.255.0
                set max-neighbor-num 10
                set neighbor-group "FGT"
            next
        end
    end
  2. Configure the R4 router settings:

    config router bgp
        config neighbor
            edit "172.16.201.1"
                set soft-reconfiguration enable
                set remote-as 65518
                set password ********
            next
        end
    end

A BGP neighbor password is used for the neighbor range. Once a BGP group is configured, it uses a password to establish the neighborhood.

config router bgp
    config neighbor-group
        edit <name>
            set password <password>
        next
    end
end

To configure the BGP group:
  1. Configure the R3 FortiGate settings:

    config router bgp
        config neighbor-group
            edit "FGT"
                set soft-reconfiguration enable
                set remote-as 65050
                set local-as 65518
                set local-as-no-prepend enable
                set local-as-replace-as enable
                set route-map-in "del-comm"
                set keep-alive-timer 30
                set holdtime-timer 90
                set update-source "npu0_vlink0"
                set weight 1000
                set password ENC ********
            next
        end
        config neighbor-range
            edit 1
                set prefix 172.16.201.0 255.255.255.0
                set max-neighbor-num 10
                set neighbor-group "FGT"
            next
        end
    end
  2. Configure the R4 router settings:

    config router bgp
        config neighbor
            edit "172.16.201.1"
                set soft-reconfiguration enable
                set remote-as 65518
                set password ********
            next
        end
    end