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Re: (newbie) BGP For Dummies?

  • From: Alexei Roudnev
  • Date: Sun Dec 12 15:05:59 2004

I recommend such thing (remembering, how we learned BGP ourself many years
ago, and then participated in edition of the book about BGP).

But it all depends of complexity. 2 uplink multihome site - simple case; 100
node backbone with reflectors and private AS-es - another one.

> On Fri, 2004-12-10 at 21:35, David E. Smith wrote:
> > "Hi, long-time listener, first-time caller..."
> >
> > Can anyone recommend a good forum for BGP questions? I've got my copy of
> > O'Reilly book handy, but having never really worked with BGP before, I
> > it's not really the best novice-level work.
> Within the E-Next network of excellence, we organised two weeks ago a
> two-days tutorial on BGP. This tutorial assumes that the attendees have
> a basic understanding of IP routing works but no prior knowledge of BGP
> is assumed. The tutorial has a theoretical part covering the behaviour
> of the BGP protocol and a practical part with the C-BGP simulator
> ( whose syntax is close to Cisco routers.
> Upon request from some attendees of the tutorial who intend to deliver
> BGP courses within their universities, we have released all the training
> material under a creative commons licence, see :
> Suggestions and comments on improvements to this training material are
> welcome
> Best regards,
> Olivier Bonaventure
> -- 
> CSE Dept. UCL, Belgium -