Cisco BSCI 3.0: Tuning BGP Implementations

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To enable you to recognize BGP neighbor states, attributes, best-path selection, and authentication and troubleshooting techniques.

Target Audience

Candidates for Cisco CCNP, CCDP, CCIP, and Cisco CCIE Routing and Switching and CCIE Communications and Services certifications; network administrators, technicians, and senior network support staff who are responsible for implementing and managing network environments


CCNA certification; practical experience with deploying and operating networks based on Cisco network devices and Cisco IOS software is strongly recommended

Expected Duration

135 min.

Course Objectives

Cisco BSCI 3.0: Tuning BGP Implementations

  • identify the features of BGP Neighbor States.
  • identify the commands to authenticate and troubleshoot a BGP configuration.
  • recognize the features of the AS and next-hop attributes.
  • recognize the features of the origin, local preference, MED, weight BGP attributes and BGP best path selection process.
  • recognize the BGP session process.
  • recognize how to configure the local preference within an AS.
  • identify the command to change the MED value in the BGP path selection process.
  • recognize how to implement BGP in an enterprise network.