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Troubleshooting BGP

A Practical Guide to Understanding and Troubleshooting BGP

Vinit Jain Brad Edgeworth



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Cisco Press
20 December 2016
This is today's best single source for the techniques you need to troubleshoot BGP issues in modern Cisco IOS, IOS XR, and NxOS environments. BGP has expanded from being an Internet routing protocol and provides a scalable control plane for a variety of technologies, including MPLS VPNs and VXLAN. Bringing together content previously spread across multiple sources, Troubleshooting BGP describes BGP functions in today's blended service provider and enterprise environments. Two expert authors emphasise the BGP-related issues you're most likely to encounter in real-world deployments, including problems that have caused massive network outages. They fully address convergence and scalability, as well as common concerns such as BGP slow peer, RT constraint filtering, and missing BGP routes. For each issue, key concepts are presented, along with basic configuration, detailed troubleshooting methods, and clear illustrations. Wherever appropriate, OS-specific behaviors are described and analysed.
By:   Vinit Jain, Brad Edgeworth
Imprint:   Cisco Press
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 231mm,  Width: 188mm,  Spine: 43mm
Weight:   1.340kg
ISBN:   9781587144646
ISBN 10:   1587144646
Series:   Networking Technology
Pages:   832
Publication Date:   20 December 2016
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Chapter 1 BGP Fundamentals Chapter 2 Generic Troubleshooting Methodologies Chapter 3 Troubleshooting Peering Issues Chapter 4 Troubleshooting Route Advertisement and BGP Policies Chapter 5 Troubleshooting BGP Convergence Chapter 6 Troubleshooting Platform Issues Due to BGP Chapter 7 Scaling BGP Chapter 8 Troubleshooting BGP Edge Architectures Chapter 9 Securing BGP Chapter 10 MPLS Layer 3 VPN (L3VPN) Chapter 11 BGP for MPLS L2VPN Services Chapter 12 IPv6 BGP for Service Providers Chapter 13 VxLAN BGP EVPN Chapter 14 BGP High Availability Chapter 15 Enhancements in BGP

Vinit Jain, CCIE No. 22854 (R&S, SP, Security & DC), is a High Touch Technical Support (HTTS) engineer with Cisco providing support to premium customers of Cisco on complex routing technologies. Before joining Cisco, Vinit worked as a CCIE trainer and a network consultant. In addition to his expertise in networks, he has experience with software development, with which he began his career. Vinit holds certifications for multiple vendors, such as Cisco, Microsoft, Sun Microsystems, VMware, and Oracle, and also is a Certified Ethical Hacker. Vinit is a speaker at Cisco Live and various other forums, including NANOG. Vinit pursued his graduation from Delhi University in Mathematics and earned his Masters in Information Technology from Kuvempu University in India. Vinit is married and is presently based out of RTP, North Carolina. Vinit can be found on Twitter @vinugenie. Brad Edgeworth, CCIE No. 31574 (R&S & SP), has been with Cisco working as a systems engineer and a technical leader. Brad is a distinguished speaker at Cisco Live, where he has presented on multiple topics. Before joining Cisco, Brad worked as a network architect and consulted for various Fortune 500 companies. Brad's other certifications include Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP) and Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE). Brad has been working in the IT field with an emphasis on enterprise and service provider environments from an architectural and operational perspective. Brad holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Systems Management from St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas. Brad can be found on Twitter @BradEdgeworth.

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