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       bgpd  -  a  BGPv4,  BGPv4+,  BGPv4-  routing engine for use with Quagga
       routing software


       bgpd [ -dhrv ] [ -f config-file ] [ -i pid-file ] [ -p  bgp-port-number
       ] [ -P port-number ] [ -A vty-address ] [ -u user ] [ -g group ]


       bgpd  is a routing component that works with the Quagga routing engine.


       Options available for the bgpd command:

       -d, --daemon
              Runs in daemon mode, forking and exiting from tty.

       -f, --config-file config-file
              Specifies the config file to use for startup. If  not  specified
              this option will likely default to /usr/local/etc/bgpd.conf.

       -g, --group group
              Specify the group to run as. Default is quagga.

       -h, --help
              A brief message.

       -i, --pid_file pid-file
              When  bgpd starts its process identifier is written to pid-file.
              The init system uses the recorded PID to stop or  restart  bgpd.
              The likely default is /var/run/

       -p, --bgp_port bgp-port-number
              Set the port that bgpd will listen to for bgp data.

       -P, --vty_port port-number
              Specify the port that the bgpd VTY will listen on. This defaults
              to 2605, as specified in /etc/services.

       -A, --vty_addr vty-address
              Specify the address that the bgpd VTY will listen on. Default is
              all interfaces.

       -u, --user user
              Specify the user to run as. Default is quagga.

       -r, --retain
              When the program terminates, retain routes added by bgpd.

       -v, --version
              Print the version and exit.


              The default location of the bgpd binary.

              The default location of the bgpd config file.

              If  the  bgpd process is config'd to output logs to a file, then
              you will find this file in the directory where you started bgpd.


       This  man  page  is  intended  to be a quick reference for command line
       options. The definitive document is the Info file Quagga.


       The bgpd process may log to standard output, to a VTY, to a  log  file,
       or  through  syslog  to  the  system logs. bgpd supports many debugging
       options, see the Info file, or the source for details.


       ripd(8), ripngd(8), ospfd(8), ospf6d(8), isisd(8), zebra(8), vtysh(1)


       bgpd eats bugs for breakfast. If you have food for the maintainers  try


       See and or the Info file for
       an accurate list of authors.