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11.5.1 Defining Peer

BGP: neighbor peer remote-as asn

Creates a new neighbor whose remote-as is asn. peer can be an IPv4 address or an IPv6 address.

router bgp 1
 neighbor remote-as 2

In this case my router, in AS-1, is trying to peer with AS-2 at

This command must be the first command used when configuring a neighbor. If the remote-as is not specified, bgpd will complain like this:

can't find neighbor