The OSPF instance is the highest hierarchical OSPF configuration object in a domain. The OSPF instance allows you to assign global import and export routing policies for OSPF traffic in the domain.


  • name (Mandatory): Name of OSPF Instance
  • last_updated_by: ID of the user who last updated the object.
  • description: Description of OSPF Instance
  • entity_scope: Specify if scope of entity is Data center or Enterprise level
  • preference: Preference for OSPF Internal Routes.
  • associated_export_routing_policy_id: Export OSPF Routing Policy ID
  • associated_import_routing_policy_id: Import OSPF Routing Policy ID
  • super_backbone_enabled: Flag to determine whether SuperBackbone is enabled or not.
  • export_limit: This command configures the maximum number of routes (prefixes) that can be exported into OSPF from the route table.
  • export_to_overlay: Flag which determines whether the routes learnt through BGP and OSPF will be exported to VSC or not. This flag also exists in the NSGRoutingPolicyBinding entity. The NSGRoutingPolicyBinding flag takes precedence over this one.
  • external_id: External object ID. Used for integration with third party systems
  • external_preference: Preference for OSPF External Routes.


class fetcher
numetadata.NUMetadata metadatas
nuglobalmetadata.NUGlobalMetadata global_metadatas
nuospfarea.NUOSPFArea ospf_areas