Mastering BGP Design and Implementation in a Cisco Environment
(CSCBGP, 5 days)


This SETC Certified course provides Cisco networking professionals with a complete exploration of configuration, management and troubleshooting activities in an enterprise BGP environment. Starting with the basic concepts of BGP, the course moves quickly through the many complexities of a BGP implementation. If you need to manage a BGP environment, this SETC course is the learning event for you.

Dates and Pricing

Jan 8 to Jan 12, 2018$3,900/person Feb 5 to Feb 9, 2018$3,900/person Mar 5 to Mar 9, 2018$3,900/person


Introduction to BGP
The Components of BGP
BGP: Theoretical Foundations for a Practical World
Establishing a Session
Working with Path Attributes
About Route Processing
Mastering the Base Configuration
Monitoring and Troubleshooting
The Architecture: Transit Autonomous Systems
What is a Transit AS
Interacting with IBGP and EBGP in a Transit AS
Forwarding Packets in a Transit AS
Configuring a Transit AS
Monitoring and Troubleshooting IBGP in a Transit AS
Managing Routes with Policy Controls
Multihomed BGP Networks
Employing AS Path Filters
Filtering with Prefix Lists
Outbound Route Filtering
Applying Route Maps as BGP Filters
Implementing Changes in BGP Policy
Managin Routes with Attributes
Managin BGP Routes with Weights
BGP Local Preference
AS-Path Prepending
BGP Multi-Exit Discriminator (MED)
Addressing BGP Communities
Customer-to-Provider Connectivity with BGP
The Customer-to-Provider Scenario
Working with Static Routes
About the Multiple Service Provider Scenario
Best Practices
Scaling Service Provider Networks
Scaling IGP and BGP in Service Provider Networks
Designing Networks and Route Reflectors
Configuring and Monitoring Route Reflectors
Configuring and Monitoring Confederations
Optimizing BGP Scalability
Improving BGP Convergence
Limiting the Number of Prefixes Received from a BGP Neighbor
Implementing BGP Peer Groups
BGP Route Dampening
A Complete BGP Troubleshooting Lab