Posts Tagged ‘neighbor’

Setting-up Basic iBGP and eBGP on Cisco Routers

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

The Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is a protocol used to make core routing decisions on the Internet. BGP is commonly mislabeled or referred to as an IP routing protocol. However, it is not a routing protocol; rather, it is a TCP application that carries routing information with it. It is better referred to as a reach-ability protocol rather than a routing protocol. (more…)


OSPF Explained and Useful Troubleshooting Commands

Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) is an open standard link-state routing protocol that supports multiple equal-cost routes to the same destination (four by default). OSPF constructs a shortest path tree and then updates the routing table with the best paths. In this blog I I will be explaining OSPF in the context of OSPF on Cisco routers, so I will be using Cisco IOS command syntax. For some of the commands I have included screenshots from a Cisco 2621XM [IOS 12.3(16a)] router. (more…)