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  1. still multipath is not enabling. below is the config.

    R1#show run | section bgp
    router bgp 1
     neighbor 192.168.12.2 remote-as 23
     neighbor 192.168.13.3 remote-as 23
     maximum-paths 2
     no auto-summary
    

    BGP Table:

    R1#show ip bgp
        BGP table version is 2, local router ID is 192.168.13.1
        Status codes: s suppressed, d damped, h history, * valid, > best, i - internal,
                      r RIB-failure, S Stale
        Origin codes: i - IGP, e - EGP, ? - incomplete
    
           Network          Next Hop            Metric LocPrf Weight Path
        *  192.168.23.0     192.168.13
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  2. Hi Pavan,

    That is interesting. What IOS version do you have? The version you see is the version number of the BGP table, not BGP itself.

    Rene

  3. Hi Rene,

    Some confusion please clarify the below sentence:

    We can tell BGP to “relax” its requirement of having the same AS path numbers and AS path length to only checking the AS path length and "AS Path (both AS number and AS path length)

    So, If only AS-PATH is identical/same length then we can do BGP load sharing right ?

    br//zaman

  4. Hi Zaman,

    By default, BGP doesn’t want to load balance over two paths if the AS number is not the same. However, when you add thebgp bestpath as-path multipath-relax command then we remove that requirement. The only thing that remains is that the AS path length has to be the same.

    Rene

  5. Hi,
    What will happen to return traffic from r2 or r3 to r1 in single AS case
    thanks

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