[c-nsp] BGP extcommunity in the default table

Adam Vitkovsky Adam.Vitkovsky at gamma.co.uk
Sat Feb 13 05:15:43 EST 2016

> Mihai Gabriel
> Sent: Friday, February 12, 2016 2:43 PM
> Hi Adam,
>  I think the community should show up in the local bgp table event without a
> bgp neighbor configured, like the basic communities.
> I have already configured the 'send-community' command but the
> community is not advertised, which is normal because it is not set:)
> On Fri, Feb 12, 2016 at 2:27 PM, Adam Vitkovsky
> <Adam.Vitkovsky at gamma.co.uk>
> wrote:
Or you could attach a standard community to the prefix and set the desired RT community based on the standard community on the receiving end.
See RT extcommunity is meant for route information control in VRF environments, if you don't have VRFs then you are better of using stdcommunity and you can always convert the stdcommunity to RT extcommunity on ingress to VRF environment.


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