Azure VPN Gateway - BGP and without BGP

Philipp Gerber 251 Reputation points

Hello Community,

a short Question about VPN Gateway with active BGP Settings.

I would like to connect 10 Local Network Gateways with Azure. 2 of this Connections with BGP and the Other 8 with normale static Routes.

Must i use two Gateways for this use case or can i activate the BGP Settings on the Gateway and can decide if i want to use BGP on the local Connection or not?

So can i use the same VPN Gateway for BGP Connections and VPN Connections without BGP?

Thanks a lot.

Best Regards,

Azure VPN Gateway
Azure VPN Gateway
An Azure service that enables the connection of on-premises networks to Azure through site-to-site virtual private networks.
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  1. Tchimwa Sougang 931 Reputation points Microsoft Employee

    @PhilippGerber-6516 Thank you for your questions.

    First you can use your VPN Gateway for both connections: BGP and Non-BGP.
    Now, If you use BGP for a connection, leave the Address space field empty for the corresponding local network gateway resource. Azure VPN Gateway adds a host route internally to the on-premises BGP peer IP over the IPsec tunnel.

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