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OpenBGPD 7.6 released

Updated: Mar 17, 2023

OpenBGPD 7.6 has been released! It is available in the OpenBGPD directory of your local OpenBSD mirror.


This release includes the following changes to the previous release:

  • Include OpenBSD 7.1 errata 008: bgpd(8) could fail to invalidate nexthops and incorrectly leave them in the FIB or Adj-RIB-Out.

  • Speedup bgpctl show rib 10/8 or-longer and show rib 10/8 or-shorter

  • Switch various static hash tables to RB trees improving performance on large systems

  • Export per neighbor pending update and withdraw statistics

  • Fix race between a neighbor session reset and its update message backlog

  • Improve handling of nexthop reachability state changes

  • Further improve portability of the FIB handling code

OpenBGPD-portable is known to compile and run on FreeBSD, and the Linux distributions Alpine, Debian, Fedora, RHEL/CentOS and Ubuntu. It is our hope that packagers take interest and help adapt OpenBGPD-portable to more distributions.


We welcome feedback and improvements from the broader community. Thanks to all of the contributors who helped make this release possible.

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