BGP Large Communities applications for IXP Route Servers

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Authors Melchior Aelmans  , Stavros Konstantaras  , Stefan Plug  , Christoph Dietzel 
Last updated 2019-09-12 (latest revision 2019-03-11)
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This document presents suggestion and examples for application of BGP Large Communities [RFC8092] at Internet Exchange Points (IXPs). Suggestions are based on operational experiences from IXP operators and members. Any IXP operator or IXP member can consider using these communities. The document specifically focusses on Route Server [RFC7947] deployments in IXP context [RFC7948].


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