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BGP filtering by Community

Allow a BGP Route Map match a community.

BGP communities are simply values attached to a route that is sent to BGP peers. This values have special meanings to the peers and cause specific actions to be taken, depending upon the values assigned. A customer who is multi-homed to a service provider can often use communities to tell the service provider how to route traffic to the customer autonomous system (AS).

"A community is a group of destinations which share some common property. Each autonomous system administrator may define which communities a destination belongs to. By default, all destinations belong to the general Internet community." (http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc1997)

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    Marcos MachadoMarcos Machado shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        the BGP in SOPHOS UTM is very good, but need same features with communities and blackhole, this is very important features for secure in BGP.

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