Chapter 2. Understanding BGP Building Blocks

The purpose of this chapter is to lay the groundwork for the rest of this book. No attempt is made to cover all the basics of BGP, but some of the fundamental BGP components and concepts are highlighted in this chapter to give you the proper perspective. Wherever appropriate, updated information is provided. Specifically, this chapter tries to achieve the following objectives:

• Provide an overview of Cisco’s implementation ...

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