Community for small IX

Piotr Marciniak zboj at
Fri Dec 29 17:01:43 CET 2017

Thank you. I could not find it.

Best wishes for 2018.


On Thu, Dec 28, 2017 at 05:41:44PM +0100, Piotr Marciniak wrote:
> Hello,
> We are running a small IX for around 20 members. A few months ago we moved 
> on Bird and actually I am trying to add some standard communities to 
> prepend or stop annoucing own prefixes to other members but can’t find 
> examples on Bird docs nor by Google. All I found looks limited only to 
> adding fixed community only.
> I think it is standard and may both work on filters for main table or via 
> pipe import/export filters. But still – I can’t discover how to get and 
> process (to block export) or announce (with prepend) received community.
> Could you please direct me (or send) some examples how to do this?


There are some examples in BIRD wiki, mainly:

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