Deleting all extended communities

Ondrej Zajicek santiago at
Sat Nov 19 14:46:49 CET 2011

On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 04:11:30PM +0200, Alexander Shikoff wrote:
> Hello,
> what is a right way to delete all extended communities ?
> bgp_ext_community.delete( [ (*,*,*) ] );
> raises a syntax error.

It is true that ext_community filter syntax is more limited
that community filter syntax. So this is currently not possible.
We should probably add support for (*,*,*) and (something,*,*).

To delete all ext. comms, currently it is possible to use these
undocumented expressions:

bgp_ext_community = --empty--;

or perhaps:


BTW, why anyone wants to delete all (extended) communities?

Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo

Ondrej 'SanTiago' Zajicek (email: santiago at
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