[c-nsp] BGP extcommunity in the default table

Adam Vitkovsky Adam.Vitkovsky at gamma.co.uk
Fri Feb 12 09:27:04 EST 2016

Hi Mihai,

> Mihai Gabriel
> Sent: Friday, February 12, 2016 10:56 AM
> To: cisco-nsp at puck.nether.net
> Subject: [c-nsp] BGP extcommunity in the default table
> Hi,
>  I am trying to advertise a prefix with an extended route-target community in
> the IPv4 default table with no success.
> r1#sh route-map test
> route-map test, permit, sequence 10
>   Match clauses:
>   Set clauses:
>     extended community RT:65000:65000
>   Policy routing matches: 0 packets, 0 bytes r1(config)#
> router bgp 65000
>  no synchronization
>  bgp log-neighbor-changes
>  network mask route-map test
> r1#sh ip bgp
> BGP routing table entry for, version 2
> Paths: (1 available, best #1, table default)
>   Not advertised to any peer
>   Local
> from (
>       Origin IGP, metric 0, localpref 100, weight 32768, valid, sourced, local, best
> The IOS version is 15.0(1)M.
> Does anyone knows a way to achieve the desired result? On a Juniper MX
> this is working as expected.
> Thanks
Extended community exchange is not enabled by default. It is enabled on a per-neighbor basis with the "neighbor x.x.x.x send-community extended" command.


        Adam Vitkovsky
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