Communities BCP [was: RE: BGP Path Filtering]

Guy Tal guy at
Fri May 16 23:38:50 UTC 2003

On Sat, 17 May 2003, Stephen J. Wilcox wrote:
> Hmm is the first bit optional? ;) Okay again I perhaps wasnt specific enough,
> I'm suggesting the MEDs and communities are useful between two peers who may be
> peering at multiple points, so this is engineering choices when the two paths
> are identical and all you have is the entry/exit point to choose.
> Steve

The first bit definitely wasn't RFC compliant and is probably not AUP
compliant either. :/

But on to more serious matters, you just have to be very careful that your
policy is implemented uniformly. And don't forget that there are other
factors that are examined before MED is looked at.


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