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Re: Why doesn't BGP...

  • From: Paul G. Donner
  • Date: Sun Nov 10 01:16:41 1996

It's on CCO.  If you can't find it with a search let me know and I'll get
you a copy.


P.S. Look for the OSPF Design Guide at

At 03:59 PM 11/9/96 -0800, you wrote:
>Is it on the site?  I'd be interested in seeing an OSPF study guide --
>I have a nead to switch from eigrp to ospf.
>In message <[email protected]>, "Paul G.
Donner" writes:
>>There's also an OSPF study guide available if anyone is interested.  That
>>takes care of two of the protocols.
>>At 09:48 PM 11/9/96 GMT, Dean Gaudet wrote:
>>>In article
>><h[email protected]halcyon.ha
>>>Ed Morin  <[email protected]> wrote:
>>>>On Sat, 9 Nov 1996, Neil J. McRae wrote:
>>>>> Try reading the manual. How is the router supposed to know what
>>>>Well, until _somebody_ writes the definitive "Nutshell" book we
>>>>all know just how useful the "FM" is to "RT".
>>>I personally have found the information on the website/cdrom to be very
>>>complete.  The case studies proved invaluable while I was learning various
>>>things.  The BGP case study is incredible -- if you read it after reading
>>>a theoretical text on BGP then you'll be set for configuring networks with
>>>a small number of borders.  There's a draft somewhere too that talks about
>>>common bgp configurations.
>>>Granted it probably takes several hours of using the manuals before
>>>you get a feel for how they're laid out and where to go for things.
>>>That layout changes between 11.0 and 11.1 which can be annoying.  But
>>>it's very complete.  I've only ever dealt with ip, atalk and bridging
>>>however, maybe the experience in the other protocols is different.
>>>Do you honestly believe that a book with "nutshell" in the title is
>>>going to be more definitive than the CDROM documentation?  It would
>>>weight twenty pounds.  And also on this nutshell thread -- I think that
>>>people may be wishing for "IOS IP configuration in a nutshell".  There's
>>>no way a single book could do justice to all the protocols IOS deals with.

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