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BSCI Exam Cram™ 2 (Exam 642-801) by Ed Tittel, Michael J. Shannon

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Chapter 9. Scaling BGP Networks

Terms you'll need to understand:

  • Route reflectors

  • Route reflector client

  • Cluster

  • Cluster ID

  • Originator ID

  • Cluster list

  • BGP split horizon rule

  • Confederation

  • Distribute lists

  • Prefix lists

  • Multihoming

  • Redistribution

Techniques you'll need to master:

  • Calculating connections needed for IBGP

  • Designing and configuring a route reflector

  • Using the show ip bgp command

  • Implementing distribute lists and prefix lists

  • Connecting multiple ISPs with BGP

  • Redistributing routes between BGP and IGPs

  • Verifying a multihomed environment

In this chapter, you build upon the knowledge gained in Chapter 8 about the Border Gateway Routing protocol version 4 (BGP-4). Now that you understand the basic characteristics, configuration, and verification methods ...

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