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Configuration Guide - IP Routing 01

NE05E and NE08E V300R003C10SPC500

This is NE05E and NE08E V300R003C10SPC500 Configuration Guide - IP Routing

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Configuring the Router ID

Configuring the Router ID

The router ID uniquely identifies a device in an AS.

Usage Scenario

A router ID is a 32-bit IP address that uniquely identifies a router in an Autonomous System (AS). A router ID can be generated as follows:

  • Manually configured

  • Configured by the protocol

  • Automatically selected


If the IP address of a physical interface is configured as the router ID and then the IP address changes, route flapping may occur. Therefore, configuring the IP address of a loopback interface as the router ID is recommended.

Pre-configuration Tasks



  1. Run system-view

    The system view is displayed.

  2. Run router id router-id

    The Router ID is specified.

    By default, the router ID is

  3. Run commit

    The configuration is committed.

Checking the Configurations

After configuring a router ID, check it.

  • Run the display router id command to check the router ID.

# Run the display router id command to view the router ID.

<HUAWEI> display router id
Updated: 2019-01-14

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