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Understanding Prefix Lists

When filtering and manipulating routing protocols and routing updates there are a number of options on the Cisco platforms we as engineers can take advantage of.  In a previous post I briefly discussed the use of standard ACL’s to filter updates.  ACLs filter every packet, or in this case advertised network, that falls within the range is specifies.  This is useful for all or nothing or specific inclusions but does not allow us to us easily filter or permit based on the actual prefix length, ie subnet mask length.  Enter prefix lists. To begin the discussion lets establish a topology … Continue reading

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EIGRP Route Filtering with ACLs

There are a number of reasons to implement route filtering. The filters can be used to control what routes are sent as well as what routes are learned from a neighbor. With ACLs the configuration is very flexible so just about anything is possible! Continue reading

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