BGP Network Design – BGP Confederation

Example of Confederation with 2 subASs

BGP confederations allow network engineers to manage the complexity and scale of large autonomous systems. BGP confederations can be seen as an alternative to BGP route reflectors, or possibly used together. The focus of this article will be solely on BGP confederation: the basic overview, usage and configuration. Why would you want …

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Getting Excellent Training for the CCIE

This week I’m in class to prepare for the Routing and Switching CCIE.  Like many of you out there I’m sure, you have studied on your own for this big Kahuna of all certifications.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve prepared for the written only to have life …

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