Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) Extended Communities

Created
2005-08-15
Last Updated
2014-11-24
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Registries included below

BGP Transitive Extended Community Types

Reference
[RFC7153]
Note
This registry contains values of the high-order octet (the "Type" 
field) of a Transitive Extended Community.
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
0x00-0x3f First Come First Served
0x80-0x8f Reserved for Experimental Use (see [RFC3692])
0x90-0xbf Standards Action
Type Value Name Reference Date
0x00 Transitive Two-Octet AS-Specific Extended Community (Sub-Types are defined in the "Transitive Two-octet AS-Specific Extended Community Sub-Types" registry) [RFC7153]
0x01 Transitive IPv4-Address-Specific Extended Community (Sub-Types are defined in the "Transitive IPv4-Address-Specific Extended Community Sub-Types" registry) [RFC7153]
0x02 Transitive Four-Octet AS-Specific Extended Community (Sub-Types are defined in the "Transitive Four-octet AS-Specific Extended Community Sub-Types" registry) [RFC7153]
0x03 Transitive Opaque Extended Community (Sub-Types are defined in the "Transitive Opaque Extended Community Sub-Types" registry) [RFC7153]
0x04 QoS Marking [Thomas_Martin_Knoll] 2008-12-30
0x05 CoS Capability [Thomas_Martin_Knoll] 2009-05-18
0x06 EVPN (Sub-Types are defined in the "EVPN Extended Community Sub-Types" registry) [RFC7153]
0x07 Unassigned
0x08 Flow spec redirect/mirror to IP next-hop [draft-simpson-idr-flowspec-redirect] 2012-09-28
0x09-0x7f Unassigned
0x80 Generic Transitive Experimental Use Extended Community (Sub-Types are defined in the "Generic Transitive Experimental Use Extended Community Sub-Types" registry) [RFC7153]
0x81-0x8f Reserved for Experimental Use [RFC7153] 2012-09-28
0x90-0xbf Unassigned

BGP Non-Transitive Extended Community Types

Reference
[RFC7153]
Note
This registry contains values of the high-order octet (the "Type" 
field) of a Non-transitive Extended Community.
    
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
0x40-0x7f First Come First Served
0xc0-0xcf Reserved for Experimental Use (see [RFC3692])
0xd0-0xff Standards Action
Type Value Name Reference Date
0x40 Non-Transitive Two-Octet AS-Specific Extended Community (Sub-Types are defined in the "Non-Transitive Two-octet AS-Specific Extended Community Sub-Types" registry) [RFC7153]
0x41 Non-Transitive IPv4-Address-Specific Extended Community (Sub-Types are defined in the "Non-Transitive IPv4-Address-Specific Extended Community Sub-Types" registry) [RFC7153]
0x42 Non-Transitive Four-Octet AS-Specific Extended Community (Sub-Types are defined in the "Non-Transitive Four-octet AS-Specific Extended Community Sub-Types" registry) [RFC7153]
0x43 Non-Transitive Opaque Extended Community (Sub-Types are defined in the "Non-Transitive Opaque Extended Community Sub-Types" registry) [RFC7153]
0x44 QoS Marking [Thomas_Martin_Knoll] 2008-12-30
0x45-0x7f Unassigned
0xc0-0xcf Reserved for Experimental Use [RFC7153] 2012-09-28
0xd0-0xff Unassigned

EVPN Extended Community Sub-Types

Reference
[RFC7153]
Note
This registry contains values of the second octet (the "Sub-Type"
field) of an extended community when the value of the first
octet (the "Type" field) is 0x06.
    
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
0x00-0xbf First Come First Served
0xc0-0xff IETF Review
Sub-Type Value Name Reference Date
0x00 MAC Mobility [RFC-ietf-l2vpn-evpn-11] 2012-07-11
0x01 ESI MPLS Label [RFC-ietf-l2vpn-evpn-11] 2012-07-11
0x02 ES Import [RFC-ietf-l2vpn-evpn-11] 2012-07-11
0x03 EVPN Router’s MAC Extended Community [draft-sajassi-l2vpn-evpn-inter-subnet-forwarding] 2014-09-23
0x04-0xff Unassigned

Transitive Two-Octet AS-Specific Extended Community Sub-Types

Reference
[RFC7153]
Note
This registry contains values of the second octet (the "Sub-Type" 
field) of an extended community when the value of the first 
octet (the "Type" field) is 0x00.
    
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
0x00-0xbf First Come First Served
0xc0-0xff IETF Review
Sub-Type Value Name Reference Date
0x00-0x01 Unassigned
0x02 Route Target [RFC4360]
0x03 Route Origin [RFC4360]
0x04 Unassigned
0x05 OSPF Domain Identifier [RFC4577]
0x06-0x07 Unassigned
0x08 BGP Data Collection [RFC4384]
0x09 Source AS [RFC6514]
0x0a L2VPN Identifier [RFC6074]
0x0b-0x0f Unassigned
0x0010 Cisco VPN-Distinguisher [Eric_Rosen] 2012-04-10
0x11-0xff Unassigned

Non-Transitive Two-Octet AS-Specific Extended Community Sub-Types

Reference
[RFC7153]
Note
This registry contains values of the second octet (the "Sub-Type" 
field) of an extended community when the value of the first 
octet (the "Type" field) is 0x40.
    
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
0x00-0xbf First Come First Served
0xc0-0xff IETF Review
Sub-Type Value Name Reference Date
0x00-0x03 Unassigned
0x04 Link Bandwidth Extended Community [draft-ietf-idr-link-bandwidth-00]
0x05-0xff Unassigned

Transitive Four-Octet AS-Specific Extended Community Sub-Types

Reference
[RFC7153]
Note
This registry contains values of the second octet (the "Sub-Type" 
field) of an extended community when the value of the first 
octet (the "Type" field) is 0x02.
    
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
0x00-0xbf First Come First Served
0xc0-0xff IETF Review
Sub-Type Value Name Reference Date
0x00-0x01 Unassigned
0x02 Route Target [RFC5668]
0x03 Route Origin [RFC5668]
0x04 Generic [draft-ietf-idr-as4octet-extcomm-generic-subtype]
0x05 OSPF Domain Identifier [RFC4577]
0x06-0x07 Unassigned
0x08 BGP Data Collection [RFC4384]
0x09 Source AS [RFC6514]
0x0a-0x0f Unassigned
0x10 Cisco VPN Identifier [Eric_Rosen] 2012-04-10
0x11-0xff Unassigned

Non-Transitive Four-Octet AS-Specific Extended Community Sub-Types

Reference
[RFC7153]
Note
This registry contains values of the second octet (the "Sub-Type" 
field) of an extended community when the value of the first 
octet (the "Type" field) is 0x42.
    
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
0x00-0xbf First Come First Served
0xc0-0xff IETF Review
Sub-Type Value Name Reference Date
0x00-0x03 Unassigned
0x04 Generic [draft-ietf-idr-as4octet-extcomm-generic-subtype]
0x05-0xff Unassigned

Transitive IPv4-Address-Specific Extended Community Sub-Types

Reference
[RFC7153]
Note
This registry contains values of the second octet (the "Sub-Type" 
field) of an extended community when the value of the first 
octet (the "Type" field) is 0x01.
    
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
0x00-0xbf First Come First Served
0xc0-0xff IETF Review
Sub-Type Value Name Reference Date
0x00 Unassigned (DEPRECATED) 2014-01-08
0x01 Unassigned
0x02 Route Target [RFC4360]
0x03 Route Origin [RFC4360]
0x04 Unassigned
0x05 OSPF Domain Identifier [RFC4577]
0x06 Unassigned
0x07 OSPF Route ID [RFC4577]
0x08-0x09 Unassigned
0x0a L2VPN Identifier [RFC6074]
0x0b VRF Route Import [RFC6514]
0x0c-0x0f Unassigned
0x10 Cisco VPN-Distinguisher [Eric_Rosen] 2012-04-10
0x11 Unassigned
0x12 Inter-area P2MP Segmented Next-Hop [draft-ietf-mpls-seamless-mcast] 2014-01-08
0x13-0xff Unassigned

Non-Transitive IPv4-Address-Specific Extended Community Sub-Types

Reference
[RFC7153]
Note
This registry contains values of the second octet (the "Sub-Type" 
field) of an extended community when the value of the first 
octet (the "Type" field) is 0x41.
    
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
0x00-0xbf First Come First Served
0xc0-0xff IETF Review
Sub-Type Value Name Reference Date
0x00-0xff Unassigned

Transitive Opaque Extended Community Sub-Types

Reference
[RFC7153]
Note
This registry contains values of the second octet (the "Sub-Type" 
field) of an extended community when the value of the first 
octet (the "Type" field) is 0x03.
    
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
0x00-0xbf First Come First Served
0xc0-0xff IETF Review
Sub-Type Value Name Reference Date
0x00 Unassigned (DEPRECATED) 2007-02-20
0x01 Cost Community [draft-ietf-idr-custom-decision] 2014-07-15
0x02 Unassigned (DEPRECATED) 2007-02-20
0x03 CP-ORF [draft-ietf-l3vpn-orf-covering-prefixes] 2014-09-24
0x04-0x05 Unassigned
0x06 OSPF Route Type [RFC4577]
0x07-0x0a Unassigned
0x0b Color Extended Community [RFC5512]
0x0c Encapsulation Extended Community [RFC5512]
0x0d Default Gateway [Yakov_Rekhter] 2012-07-10
0x0e-0xff Unassigned

Non-Transitive Opaque Extended Community Sub-Types

Reference
[RFC7153]
Note
This registry contains values of the second octet (the "Sub-Type" 
field) of an extended community when the value of the first 
octet (the "Type" field) is 0x43.
    
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
0x00-0xbf First Come First Served
0xc0-0xff IETF Review
Sub-Type Value Name Reference Date
0x00 BGP Origin Validation State [draft-ietf-sidr-origin-validation-signaling]
0x01 Cost Community [draft-ietf-idr-custom-decision] 2014-07-15
0x02-0xff Unassigned

Generic Transitive Experimental Use Extended Community Sub-Types

Reference
[RFC7153]
Note
This registry contains values of the second octet (the "Sub-Type" 
field) of an extended community when the value of the first 
octet (the "Type" field) is 0x80.
    
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
0x00-0xbf First Come First Served
0xc0-0xff IETF Review
Sub-Type Value Name Reference Date
0x00 OSPF Route Type (deprecated) [RFC4577] 2014-08-01
0x01 OSPF Router ID (deprecated) [RFC4577] 2014-08-01
0x02-0x04 Unassigned
0x05 OSPF Domain Identifier (deprecated) [RFC4577] 2014-08-01
0x06 Flow spec traffic-rate [RFC5575]
0x07 Flow spec traffic-action (Use of the "Value" field is defined in the "Traffic Action Fields" registry) [RFC5575]
0x08 Flow spec redirect [RFC5575]
0x09 Flow spec traffic-remarking [RFC5575]
0x0a Layer2 Info Extended Community [RFC4761]
0x0b E-Tree Info [draft-ietf-l2vpn-vpls-pe-etree] 2014-11-24
0x0c-0xff Unassigned

Traffic Action Fields

Registration Procedure(s)
IETF Review
Reference
[RFC5575]
Note
Bit 0 is the most significant, or leftmost bit of the six-byte
field; bit 47 is the least significant, or rightmost bit.
Available Formats

CSV
Bit Name Reference Date
47 Terminal Action [RFC5575]
46 Sample [RFC5575]
0-45 Unassigned

Transitive IPv6-Address-Specific Extended Community Types

Registration Procedure(s)
First Come First Served
Reference
[RFC7153]
Note
This registry contains values of the two high-order octets of an 
IPv6-Address-Specific Extended Community.
    
Available Formats

CSV
Type Value Name Reference Date
0x0000-0x0001 Unassigned
0x0002 Route Target [RFC5701]
0x0003 Route Origin [RFC5701]
0x0004 OSPFv3 Route Attributes (DEPRECATED) [RFC6565]
0x0005-0x000a Unassigned
0x000b VRF Route Import [RFC6515][RFC6514]
0x000c-0x000f Unassigned
0x0010 Cisco VPN-Distinguisher [Eric_Rosen] 2012-04-10
0x0011 UUID-based Route Target [Dhananjaya_Rao] 2013-04-30
0x0012 Inter-area P2MP Segmented Next-Hop [draft-ietf-mpls-seamless-mcast] 2014-01-08
0x0013-0x00ff Unassigned

Non-Transitive IPv6-Address-Specific Extended Community Types

Registration Procedure(s)
First Come First Served
Reference
[RFC7153]
Note
This registry contains values of the two high-order octets of an 
IPv6-Address-Specific Extended Community.
    
Available Formats

CSV
Type Value Name Reference Date
0x4000-0x40ff Unassigned

People

ID Name Contact URI Last Updated
[Dhananjaya_Rao] Dhananjaya Rao mailto:dhrao&cisco.com 2013-04-30
[Eric_Rosen] Eric Rosen mailto:erosen&cisco.com 2012-04-10
[Thomas_Martin_Knoll] Thomas Martin Knoll mailto:knoll&etit.tu-chemnitz.de 2009-05-18
[Yakov_Rekhter] Yakov Rekhter mailto:yakov&juniper.net 2012-07-10