Large BGP Communities


This page tracks Large BGP Communities implementations. This information is used to compile the Specification’s RFC 7942 section. Updates should be emailed here.

BGP Speakers

Vendor Software Status Details
Arista EOS Planned Feature Requested BUG169446
Cisco IOS XE Planned 16.9.1 (FCS July 2018) (source)
Cisco IOS XR ✔ Done! Beta (perhaps in 6.3.2 for real?)
cz.nic BIRD ✔ Done! BIRD 1.6.3 (commit)
ExaBGP ExaBGP ✔ Done! PR482
FreeRangeRouting frr ✔ Done! Issue 46 (commit)
Juniper Junos OS Planned Second Half 2017 (perhaps 17.3R1?)
MikroTik RouterOS Won’t Implement Until RFC Feature Requested 2016090522001073
Nokia SR OS Planned Third Quarter 2017 freeRouter ✔ Done!  
OpenBSD OpenBGPD ✔ Done! OpenBSD 6.1 (commit)
OSRG GoBGP ✔ Done! PR1094
rtbrick Fullstack ✔ Done! FullStack 17.1
Quagga Quagga ✔ Done! Quagga 1.2.0 875
Ubiquiti EdgeOS Planned Internal Enhancement Requested
VyOS VyOS Requested Feature Requested T143

Tools / Ecosystem

Vendor Software Status Details
DE-CIX pbgpp ✔ Done! PR16
FreeBSD tcpdump ✔ Done! PR213423
Marco d’Itri zebra-dump-parser ✔ Done! PR3
OpenBSD tcpdump ✔ Done! OpenBSD 6.1 (patch) pmacct ✔ Done! PR61
RIPE NCC bgpdump ✔ Done! Issue 41 (commit) tcpdump ✔ Done! PR543 (commit)
Yoshiyuki Yamauchi mrtparse ✔ Done! PR13
Wireshark Dissector ✔ Done! 18172 (patch)

BGP Speakers (no news yet)

Vendor Software Status
Brocade IronWare Unknown
Brocade NOS Unknown
Brocade SLX-OS Unknown
Cisco Classic IOS Unknown
Cisco NX-OS Unknown
Extreme ExtremeXOS Unknown
Huawei VRP Unknown
Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Unknown