Configuring BGP on Cisco Routers V3.x (BGP) — A 5 day course

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Retired Course; no longer available


Please note that this course has been retired and is no longer available. Please see the Deploying Cisco Service Provider Network Advanced Routing course. This is now part of the Cisco Certified Network Professional Service Provider (CCNP Service Provider) track.

The BGP training course provides students with in-depth knowledge of BGP, the routing protocol that is one of the underlying foundations of the Internet and new-world technologies such as Multi-protocol Label Switching (MPLS).

This curriculum covers the theory of BGP, configuration of BGP on Cisco IOS routers, detailed troubleshooting information and hands-on exercises that provide students with the skills needed to configure and troubleshoot BGP networks in customer environments.

Different service solutions in the curriculum cover BGP network design issues and usage rules for various BGP features preparing students to design and implement efficient, optimal and trouble free BGP networks.


After completing this BGP course, students will be able to:

Suitable For

The BGP course is intended for technical engineers and delegates seeking professional level certification including Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional (CCIP) or Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE).


Completion of Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Parts 1 & 2 (ICND) or CCNA or equivalent knowledge

Completion of Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE) or equivalent knowledge


This course is recommended as preparation for exam:

BGP is part of the Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional (CCIP) Certification Path.


This course has been retired and is no longer available.


BGP Overview

BGP Transit Autonomous Systems

Route Selection using Policy Controls

Route Selection Using Attributes

Customer-to-Provider Connectivity with BGP

Scaling Service Provider Networks

Optimizing BGP Scalability