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BGP Training

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About the course

This BGP Course starts with BGP Theory and the best practices. It is not only design based but also there are many Labs in it!

Explains IBGP and EBGP in detail. BGP Communities, BGP Traffic Engineering, BGP Route Reflector design options, and BGP Confederation is explained and best practices are provided for them.

The course contains detailed information about Network Interconnection where real network creates neighborship between them.

Interconnection between the networks might be done through SFI, IP Transit, Paid Peering, and other special arrangements. These are not thought to you in any other course on the Internet. If you find, ask for a refund!

This is not only a video course but also provides a detailed comparison with other protocols, detailed comparison about BGP mechanisms such as Confederation vs. BGP Route Reflector, and so on.

Also, you will see real-life BGP network deployment discussions with the other engineers.

You will have lifetime access, as soon as I add new topics to the course, you will have access to the new materials.

BGP Course Outline

• BGP Basics –Why BGP, Autonomous Systems
• BGP Best Path Selection
• BGP Monitoring Protocol – BMP
• EBGP– Basics of EBGP
• EBGP Traffic Engineering –Inbound and Outbound
• GAO –Rexford Model –Inter-domain Policies for Business Economics
• EBGP Multipath, IBGP Multipath and EIBGP Multipath
• Inter domain routing – Settlement Free Peering, Partial Peering, Remote Peering and IP Transit
• BGP Route Servers and the Looking Glasses
• ISP Tiers–Tier 1, 2, 3 Type Providers
• IBGP – Basics of IBGP
• BGP Route Reflectors
• Route Reflector Design Options
• Centralized vs. Distributed, Inline and Offline Route Reflector Design
• BGP Add-Path, BGP Shadow Route Reflectors and Shadow Sessions
• Unique RD per VRF per PE Approach for path distribution
• Comparison between BGP Add-path, Shadow RR, Shadow Sessions and Unique RD per VRF per PE
• BGP RT –Route Target Constraint
• BGP Optimal Route Reflection – ISP Case Study
• BGP Confederations and Confederation Design
• Full mesh IBGP vs. Route Reflector vs. Confederation
• Full mesh IBGP to BGP RR Migration
• BGP – IGP Interactions – Blackhole avoidance
• BGP – MPLS Interactions
• BGPLU – Labeled Unicast–RFC 3107, RFC 8277
• BGP LS – BGP Link State
• BGP EPE –Egress Peer Engineering –Traditional EPE and Modern Egress Peer Engineering with EPE/SDN Controller
• BGP RTBH, Source and Destination based Remotely Triggered Blackholing and Scrubbing for DDOS mitigation with BGP
• BGP Flowspec–RFC 5575
• BGP Session Culling and Alternative Approaches, OXC
• BGP Graceful Restart, BGP Graceful Shutdown and BGP Administrative Shutdown Communication
• AIGP – Accumulated IGP Metric Attribute for BGP
• BGP MED vs. AIGP
• EBGP Default Route Propagation Behavior without Policies– RFC 8212
• BGP Information Security – BGP Route Leaks
• 512K Incident, Type 6 BGP Route Leak Contribution to it!
• BGP Information Security – Sub-Prefix Hijacking, Exact Prefix Hijacking, IP Squatting, Path-Shortening, Prefix Filters, IRR, RPSL, RPKI –Resource Public Key Infrastructure, PeeringDB, BGPSEC, Origin and Path Validation
• BGP in the Datacenter
• BGP in the Wide Area Networks
• Flat, Hierarchical and Generalized FIB Architecture and impact on BGP Prefix Independent Convergence
• BGP PIC – Prefix Independent Convergence, BGP PIC Core and BGP PIC Edge
• Case Studies
• BGP vs. IGP Comparison
• BGP in the CCDE exam
• Summary
• BGP Quiz –BGP Questions and the Answers
• Bonus – BGP vs. other Hyper Scale Datacenter Routing Protocol Comparisons: RIFT, Open Fabric and BGP SPF

What is the target audience?

  • Network Engineers, Designers, Solution Architects
  • This workshop will be helpful for many exam certification such as CCNP, CCIE , CCDP and CCDE.

Prerequisites

Although there will not be advanced technical level discussions, familiarity with the basic routing would be an advantage.

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Please contact [email protected] for group or corporate trainings and any other non-technical topics.

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