Chapter 8. Configuring the Border Gateway Protocol

This chapter introduces Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), including the fundamentals of BGP operation. This chapter covers the following topics:

The Internet is becoming a vital resource in many organizations, resulting in redundant connections to multiple Internet service providers (ISPs). With multiple connections, Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is an alternative to using default routes to control path selections.

Configuring and troubleshooting BGP can be complex. A BGP administrator must understand the various options involved in properly configuring BGP for scalable ...

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