Which bgp attribute is used to influence inbound traffic?

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Date created: Mon, Mar 1, 2021 3:04 PM
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AS_PATH

Incoming Traffic Manipulation Using AS_PATH Prepending. The AS path is a well-known mandatory attribute of BGP. It is presented for all prefixes exchanged between any BGP neighbors. When a BGP router sends out an update to an eBGP neighbor, it adds its own AS number to the front (left side) of the AS path.

How to influence the inbound traffic path in BGP?

  • To influence the inbound traffic path, customers can use certain attributes (such as MED, AS-PATH, BGP communities) in the updates sent to their providers. Another method is based on the longest prefix-matching behavior and can be accomplished by the BGP conditional route injection.

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