After I configure BFD, why does failover take longer than expected on my AWS Direct Connect connection?

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I turned on graceful restart and Bidirectional Forwarding Detection (BFD) for my AWS Direct Connect connection for fast failure detection and failover. However, I have failover delays or connection issues.


To avoid failover or connection issues, it's a best practice not to configure graceful restart and BFD at the same time. For fast failover, configure BFD without graceful restart turned on. For more information, see BGP quotas.

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