OpenBGPD is a FREE implementation of
the Border Gateway Protocol,
It allows ordinary machines to be used as routers exchanging routes
with other systems speaking the BGP protocol.
Started out of dissatisfaction with other implementations, OpenBGPD
is a fairly complete BGP implementation, powering many sites.
Users often praise its ease of use and high performance, as well as its
add support for the respective protocols.
mpe(4) add MPLS support.
validation of the Route Origin of a BGP announcement.
OpenBGPD is primarily developed by Henning Brauer, Peter Hessler, and
All of these daemons are part of the
The portable version, maintained by Claudio Jeker, is available via periodic tarball releases.
Contributions are welcome to both the OpenBGPD core and the portable build framework.
The software is freely usable and re-usable by everyone under
a BSD license.