Traffic Engineering Communities
We use BGP Extended Communities to provide traffic-engineering control down to each ASN.
The communities below will be stripped while exporting to our transit providers and peering partners to reduce the load of control plane.
|Description||BGP Extended Communitiy|
|Don't announce to peering partners||rt, 65009, 65100|
|Don't announce to transit providers||rt, 65009, 65000|
|Announce to specific AS||rt, 65000, ASN|
|Don't announce to specific AS||rt, 65009, ASN|
|Prepend 1x to specific AS||rt, 65001, ASN|
|Prepend 2x to specific AS||rt, 65002, ASN|
|Prepend 3x to specific AS||rt, 65003, ASN|
For example, use the communities below if you want to disable all our transit providers excluding Lumen:
bgp_ext_community.add((rt, 65009, 65000)); bgp_ext_community.add((rt, 65000, 3356));
BGP Communities supported by our transit providers
Not all of our transit providers have it in public.
Please contact us for access to these documents if you need them.