The “maximum-paths <m>” (default m=1) configuration that controls BGP’s multipath behavior, is available as a global knob, and not as a peer/peer-group knob today in EOS. When “maximum-paths” CLI is configured with m > 1, BGP starts forming ECMP groups for paths with similar attributes received from all configured neighbors.

Traffic steering enables traffic for a specified set of prefixes to get forwarded along traffic engineered paths

In VXLAN networks, broadcast DHCP requests are head-end-replicated to all VXLAN tunnel endpoints (VTEP). If a DHCP relay helper address is configured on more than one VTEP, each such VTEP relays the DHCP request to the configured DHCP server. This could potentially overwhelm the DHCP server as it would receive multiple copies of broadcast packets originated from a host connected to one of the VTEPs.

Term multipath relax in the context of BGP bestpath selection process means that the “AS path” contents of BGP

Neighbor default originate feature is used to advertise a default route to the neighbor (peer or peer group) even when