BGP Communities

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Thu Jul 5 20:13:31 UTC 2018

On Thu, 5 Jul 2018 at 21:47, Matthew Crocker <matthew at>

> I’m just getting started setting up communities for my network.  Is there
> any standard convention for community numbering (*:666 for RTBH for
> example)?   I’ve looked at some examples from other carriers and it looks
> like everyone does their own thing.

Everyone does their own thing and I think that is a good thing. Just make
sure you properly publicly document what communities mean to you.

For some inspiration on communities you could take a look at RFC 8195.

Kind regards,


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