BGP community based IP filtering

Dorian R. Kim dorian at
Fri Jan 16 00:16:05 UTC 1998

On Thu, Jan 15, 1998 at 07:54:30PM -0500, Alan Hannan wrote:
>   The thrust of my goal, mangled as it was, was that this become
>   fairly common and expected.  If so, then one could communicate
>   and act upon routes based upon their associated BGP communities.
>   This, imho, would be a very good thing.

Agreed. An operator community concensus to this affect to the vendors
would be a good thing.

I did not mean to dispute this point, and meant only to point out that
some venues are better than others for efforts such as this.


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