Route Servers

VarnaIX have two route servers placed in different locations. All members are strongly adviced to use both route servers in their BGP sessions

Route server 1
Route server 2

BGP community tags for sending/receiving prefix announcements to/from route servers

VarnaIX offers flexible routing policy thru BGP communities. Every member can do own bgp filtering to who to annonce and from who to receive

Sending to route servers
Receiving from route servers

Remaping 32bit Autonomus systems to 16bit BGP community

To can fit 32 bit long ASN in 16 bit long bgp community tag, must do remaping. It is based on last octed of the member's ip address assigned on member's main port.