Chapter 8. BGP Policy Accounting

This chapter describes the BGP Policy Accounting features in Cisco IOS. You will see how to apply this feature for a source- and destination-sensitive billing scheme, and you’ll see the practical configuration details on the routers. Furthermore, you will understand the similarities between BGP Policy Accounting and the destination-sensitive billing feature.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) Policy Accounting measures and classifies traffic to and from different BGP peers. It allows accounting for IP traffic differentially by assigning counters based on BGP community list, BGP Autonomous System (AS) number, and/or AS_PATH, on a per-interface basis. This policy classification is performed via a Cisco IOS policy-based ...

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