AS out of range

Ondrej Zajicek santiago at
Sun Jun 19 17:58:38 CEST 2016

On Sun, Jun 19, 2016 at 06:08:59PM +0700, David S. wrote:
> Dear All,
> I don't want to advertise my network to some 1317xx, and I found the
> following error:
> /usr/local/etc/bird.conf, line 14: Value 1317xx out of range (0-65535)
> Does bird have AS limitation on bgp community filtering?

BGP communities are generally limited to 16bit AS numbers.

You have to use extended communities for 32bit AS numbers.

Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo

Ondrej 'Santiago' Zajicek (email: santiago at
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