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Cisco Bug: CSCvt50050 - BGP next-hop is unexpectedly set to self in confederation scenario

Last Modified

Sep 10, 2020

Products (20)

  • Cisco ASR 1000 Series Aggregation Services Routers
  • Cisco 4221 Integrated Services Router
  • Cisco ASR 1000 Series IOS XE SD-WAN
  • Cisco 1101 Industrial Integrated Services Router
  • Cisco ASR 1002-X Router
  • Cisco 4431 Integrated Services Router
  • Cisco 4321 Integrated Services Router
  • Cisco 4331 Integrated Services Router
  • Cisco ASR 1001-X Router
  • Cisco 4351 Integrated Services Router
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Known Affected Releases

15.5(3)S7.1 16.12.3

Description (partial)

Issue 1:
BGP Prefix with confed-external multipaths is setting nexthop to self when advertising the prefix to iBGP neighbor

Issue 2:
BGP using ebgp-multipath configuration for confed-multipaths

Issue 1:
1. eBGP multipath is enabled
2. BGP prefix has multipath over two (or more) BGP confed-external peers
3. BGP will set the nexthop to self when advertising the prefix to iBGP neighbor

Issue 2:
1. only eBGP multipath configured 
2. BGP prefix has two (or more) BGP confed-external paths
3. BGP will use eBGP multipath config for processing confed-external paths for multipath instead of iBGP multipath configuration
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