Upstream BGP community support

Daniel Roesen dr at
Fri Nov 6 15:50:10 UTC 2009

On Thu, Nov 05, 2009 at 11:06:56PM -0600, Richard A Steenbergen wrote:
> Definitely a problem. The point of using 65123:45678 in the first place
> (with a private ASN field in the "AS part") is to avoid stepping on
> anyone else's ASN with your internal use community.

Actually, as far as I have seen yet, it's more like being able to
derrive/describe community from ASN-to-act-on, e.g.

61234 meaning "prepend 3 times"
45678 meaning "this is the neighbor AS I want this to be applied to"

Best regards,

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