This course provides students with in-depth knowledge of BGP, the routing protocol that is one of the underlying foundations of the Internet and new-world technologies such as Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS). This curriculum covers the theory of BGP, configuration of BGP on Cisco IOS routers, detailed troubleshooting information and hands-on exercises that provide students with the skills needed to configure and troubleshoot BGP networks in customer environments. Different service solutions in the curriculum cover BGP network design issues and usage rules for various BGP features preparing students to design and implement efficient, optimal and trouble free BGP networks.
Upon completion of the course, students should be able to:
1. BGP Overview
2. BGP Transit Autonomous Systems
3. Route Selection Using Policy Controls
4. Route Selection Using Attributes
5. Customer-to-Provider Connectivity with BGP
6. Scaling Service Provider Networks
7. Optimizing BGP Scalability
Lab 1: Configuring basic BGP
Lab 2: Configuring IBGP Peerings
Lab 3: Using AS-Path Filters and Regular Expressions
Lab 4: Using Prefix Lists
Lab 5: Configure Route Maps for BGP Filtering
Lab 6: Configuring the Weight Attribute
Lab 7: Configuring the Local Preference Attribute
Lab 8: AS-Path Prepending
Lab 9: Configuring the Multi-Exit Discriminator (MED) Attribute
Lab 10: Using the Community Attribute
Lab 11: Using Route Reflectors
Lab 12: Monitoring and Tuning BGP Resource Use
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