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BIRD remote control. Retrieve information like routes from bird and perform configurations during runtime. More information:

  • Open the remote control console:


  • Reload the configuration without restarting BIRD:

birdc configure

  • Show the current status of BIRD:

birdc show status

  • Show all configured protocols:

birdc show protocols

  • Show all details about a protocol:

birdc show protocols {{upstream1}} all

  • Show all routes that contain a specific AS number:

birdc "show route where bgp_path ~ [{{4242120045}}]"

  • Show all best routes:

birdc show route primary

  • Show all details of all routes from a given prefix:

birdc show route for {{fd00:/8}} all