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  1. 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.

  2. Hussein,
    I assume you are referring to this:
    R3(config-router)#neighbor route-map LOCALPREF in

    If you switched the route-map LOCALPREF in to be route-map LOCALPREF out, then the route-map would no longer be doing anything. Essentially, this would cause R3 no longer to advertise a non-default Local Preference to R4.

    The neighbor where the route-map statement being applied, is R1. R1 is in a different ASN than R3. As you may recall, the Local-Preference attribute is only sent to iBGP neighbors, so attempting to set the Local Preference attribute

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  3. Let me rephrase it , I am trying to figure out why R2 stops sending updates about that it receives from R1(EBGP update) to both R4 and R3 when I apply the Route-map on R3.

    R2#show ip bgp  neighbors advertised-routes 
    Total number of prefixes 0 
    R2#show ip bgp  neighbors advertised-routes 
    Total number of prefixes 0 

    If I remove the rm, it starts updating

    R3(config)#router bgp 2
    R3(config-router)#no  neighbor route-map LOCALPREF in
    R3(config-router)#do clear ip bgp *
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