BGP Communities and Limits

Prefixes should be registered in RIPE IRR.

If you don't know how to use RIPE IRR, please check this document.

General

Don't announce to peering partners        rt, 65009, 65100
Don't announce to transit providers       rt, 65009, 65000
Announce to specific AS                 rt, 65000, ASN
Don't announce to specific AS             rt, 65009, ASN
Prepend 1x to specific AS              rt, 65001, ASN
Prepend 1x to specific AS                 rt, 65002, ASN
Prepend 1x to specific AS                 rt, 65003, ASN

You can use the standard BGP communities above in the following locations:

  • Ashburn, VA, US
  • Reston, VA, US
  • Seattle, WA, US
  • Fremont, CA, US
  • Los Angeles, CA, US
  • Kansas, MO, US
  • São Paulo, SP, BR
  • Frankfurt, DE
  • Amsterdam, NL
  • London, UK
  • St. Petersburg, RU

Tokyo, JP

Current upstream is AS9009 M247

Don't announce to JPIX         9009:29032
Prepend 1x to JPIX             9009:21032
Prepend 2x to JPIX             9009:22032
Prepend 3x to JPIX             9009:23032

Don't announce to TATA         9009:19008
Prepend 1x to TATA             9009:11008
Prepend 2x to TATA             9009:12008
Prepend 3x to TATA             9009:13008

Don't announce to PCCW         9009:19010
Prepend 1x to PCCW             9009:11010
Prepend 2x to PCCW             9009:12010
Prepend 3x to PCCW             9009:13010

Don't announce to Bit-isle     9009:29030
Prepend 1x to Bit-isle         9009:21030
Prepend 2x to Bit-isle         9009:22030
Prepend 3x to Bit-isle         9009:23030

Osaka, JP

BGP communities are being implemented.

Seoul, KR

BGP communities are being implemented.

Hong Kong, HK

BGP communities are being implemented.

Ashburn, US

BGP communities are not public, please open a ticket for it.

Reston, US

BGP communities are not public, please open a ticket for it.

Notice: InfoRelay (Atlantic Metro) will be also shown as your upstream.

Frankfurt, DE

BGP communities are not public, please open a ticket for it.

Khabarovsk, RU

BGP communities can be found on AS object of AS199524 in RIPE IRR.

6500x:ASN for uplink/peering prepending
x= 1,2,3, for prepending and 9 is "do not advertise"

6500x:0 - for all uplinks
6500x:1 - for all PNIs
6500x:2 - for all IXPs
65000:666 - blackhole community

St. Petersburg, RU

BGP communities are not public, please open a ticket for it.

Johannesburg, ZA

BGP communities are not public, please open a ticket for it.

Notice: we can only announce your prefixes to our peers.

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