This section offers advices in a case OpenDaylight BGP plugin is not working as expected.

BGP is not working…

  • First of all, ensure that all required features are installed, local and remote BGP configuration is correct.

  • Check OpenDaylight Karaf logs:

From Karaf console:


or open log file: data/log/karaf.log

Possibly, a reason/hint for a cause of the problem can be found there.

  • Try to minimise effect of other OpenDaylight features, when searching for a reason of the problem.

  • Try to set DEBUG severity level for BGP logger via Karaf console commands, in order to collect more information:

log:set DEBUG org.opendaylight.protocol.bgp
log:set DEBUG org.opendaylight.bgpcep.bgp

Bug reporting

Before you report a bug, check BGPCEP Jira to ensure same/similar bug is not already filed there.

Write an e-mail to and provide following information:

  1. State OpenDaylight version

  2. Describe your use-case and provide as much details related to BGP as possible

  3. Steps to reproduce

  4. Attach Karaf log files, optionally packet captures, REST input/output