Cisco Training: BGP Design & Implementation


Course Delivery

Live Instructor-Led Training

Course Description

The course BGP Design & Implementation (Cisco Training) is 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 from design to implementation. Manage your virtual border well.

Course Dates and Pricing


Jun 12 - 15, 2018$3,900.00Sep 18 - 21, 2018$3,500.00Oct 16 - 19, 2018$3,500.00Nov 13 - 16, 2018$3,500.00Dec 11 - 14, 2018$3,500.00

Course Outline

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


Course Locations

  • Ottawa

  • Montreal

  • Toronto

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