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<date>2000
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<abstract>
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This document contains documentation for Basic Internet Routing Daemon
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This document contains documentation for BIRD Internet Routing Daemon
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</abstract>
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<!-- Table of contents -->
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<p>Everything on a line after # is a comment, whitespace is
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ignored. If there's variable number of options, it is grouped using {
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<p>You can find example of more complicated configuration file in <file>doc/bird.conf.example</file>.
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<sect2>Global options
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<descrip>
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	<tag>log "<m/filename/"|syslog|stderr all|{ debug, trace, info,
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	remote, warning, error, auth, fatal, bug }</tag> set logging of
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	classes (either all or { error, trace } etc.) into selected destination. 
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	classes (either all or { error, trace } etc.) into selected
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	destination. You may specify more than one <cf/log/ line to
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	<tag>debug protocols all|off|{ states, routes, filters,
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	interfaces, events, packets }</tag> set debugging options.
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	<tag>filter <m/name/ { <m/commands/ }</tag> define filter. You can
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	learn more about filters in next chapter.
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	<tag>protocol rip|ospf|bgp <m/name/ { <m>protocol options</m> }</tag> define
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	protocol instance, called name. You can learn more about
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	<tag>protocol rip|ospf|bgp <m/[name]/ { <m>protocol options</m> }</tag> define
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	protocol instance, called name (or called something like rip5
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	if you ommit name). You can learn more about
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	configuring protocols in their own chapters.
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	<tag>define constant = expression</tag> define constant. You can
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	use it later in every place you could use simple integer.
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	<tag>router id <m/ip_address/</tag> set router id.
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	<tag>router id <m/num.num.num.num/</tag> set router
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	<tag>table <m/name/</tag> create new routing table.
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<p>You can find example of more complicated configuration file in <file>doc/bird.conf.example</file>.
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<sect2>Per-protocol options
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<p>FIXME - document preference, disabled, debug, import, export, table; see nest/config.Y
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<sect>Filters
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