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  1. hy, i’m something problem in my network, can you help me.
    example ;
    - added 2 router James
    - added 1 router CE
    - AS 1 and AS 2
    - Local preference : 700
    - routing router CE to router James A and B with OSPF
    how to configur Local preference in router Jim ?
    My topology ;

    router CE ==> router james A & B (AS :1) ======> (AS:2) router Jim & Jon


  2. You can use community strings to set local preference on remote EBGP peers

  3. You don't have any direct connection with Jim to John then why are you using the neighbor command between them?

    Thank you

  4. Hi Rene,

    I always get confused with the in and out direction. Would you please explain more about the when i should use direction in and when i should use out?

    Thank you in advance.

  5. Hi Helen,

    It really depends on what you are trying to change, first of all, keep in mind that inbound/outbound is from the router's perspective.

    Local preference is something we change for OUR autonomous system so we have to apply it to prefixes that we receive. This means we'll have to do it inbound.

    AS Path prepending is something we want to do when we send it to a neighbor, so it has to be outbound. The same for MED...it is advertised to a neighbor.


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