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BGP Communities

Use our Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) communities to control BGP traffic.

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They always have 5 digits in the second half and use the following structure:

23352:TCRPP

T – The type of relationship through which the route was learned.
C – The continent in which the route was learned.
R – The region of the continent in which the route was learned.
PP – The POP city code in which the route was learned.

 

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Action Communities can be targeted to specific peer ASNs, locations (by continent, region, city), or classes of neighbors (transits, peers, customers). They always have 4 digits in the second half and use the following structure:

ASN:A0CR or ASN:A1PP

A – The action code to be performed
C – The target continent
R – The target region
PP – The target POP city code

 

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The local-preference attribute only applies to path selection within ServerCentral’s network. A value of 50 will create a backup route that’s neither used nor propagated to the rest of the Internet, only becoming active if no other route is heard.

 

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The Multi-Homed Customer Advisory Tag is used to automatically indicate any known issues, such as congestion or routing problems, so that multi-homed customers can match this community and divert traffic to another path if possible.

 

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