Command Syntax for BIRD configuration

Ondrej Zajicek santiago at
Mon Jan 25 10:16:13 CET 2010

On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 03:51:42PM +0800, Affandi INDRAJI wrote:
> Hi,
> I tried to find out the documentation of the Command Syntax for BIRD
> configuration, for example in cisco if we want to set the community for
> certain peer we can configure it like this:
> route-map test-in permit 10
>  set community  17819:64901 additive
> !
> neighbor route-map test-in in
> !

> I try to figure out base on the documentation available in
> but I can't find any (or maybe I miss it out).

Here is the documentation of BIRD commands:

But these commands are not used for configuration, but mostly for examination
of the state of protocol sessions and routing tables.

BIRD is configured by editing a config file, not by a command line.
The syntax of the config file is here:

For example, adding the community for certain peer can be done using filters,
as it is shown in the last link.

Elen sila lumenn' omentielvo

Ondrej 'SanTiago' Zajicek (email: santiago at
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