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A community is a 32-bit number, configured in the following steps:

Step 1. Use a route map to identify the routes to which a community attribute is to be set.

Step 2. Use the set community statement to set the community value.

Step 3. Use the neighbor send-community statement (or the send-community statement in a policy template) to specify the neighbors to which community attributes are to be sent. Note that without this statement, a router does not forward community attributes to the neighbor.

The value of a community attribute ...