BGP IPV4 soo community

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Sep 1st, 2008
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Hi Guys ,


how can i configure bgp soo community in IPV4 network enviorment ? i have BGP IPv4 running in my network . no vrf's no vpnv4 bgp.. Simple IPv4 BGP with some IBGP and EBGP peers.i wanna advertise a network with soo community . how could i do this. any ideas please. and how can i verify that soo community is being advertised ..


here is what i tried.

address-family ipv4

neighbor x.x.x.x activate

neighbor x.x.x.x send-community both

neighbor x.x.x.x next-hop-self

neighbor x.x.x.x activate

neighbor x.x.x.x send-community both

neighbor x.x.x.x route-map med out

no auto-summary

network 10.1.75.0 mask 255.255.255.0 route-map extendcom

exit-address-family


route-map extendcom permit 30

set extcommunity soo 1001:1001


regards

amit



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amitbatra Mon, 09/01/2008 - 14:04
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Hi Guys,


it was just a thought in my mind and testing at home.


i just wanted to cross check with all GURU's here .


Thanks for your time..


regards

amit

Giuseppe Larosa Mon, 09/01/2008 - 08:14
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Hello Amit,

as Edison has explained SOO is thought for VRFs in order to avoid some routing loops.

In an IPV4 only scenario you can use one or more standard BGP community to mark routes and then take decisions on this attribute.


Hope to help

Giuseppe

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