Configuring BGP on Cisco Routers (BGP) 3.2

What’s Included

  • 12 months access to live and recorded classes
  • Classes taught by industry experts
  • Hands-on labs
  • Practice exam
  • Class notes
  • Comprehensive Student Guide
  • 24×7 mentoring available to answer questions
  • Personal Success Adviser to help you reach your training goals


This course covers the theory of BGP and the configuration of BGP on Cisco IOS routers. This course also provides 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 course 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.


Students enrolled in this course should possess a strong knowledge of networking a Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP). Successful completion of the following courses (or equivalent experience) is strongly recommended:

– Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices
– Building Scalable Cisco internetworks




642-661 BGP

Included Labs

– Configuring Basic BGP
– BGP Transit Autonomous Systems
– Route Selection Using Policy Controls
– Using Weights and Local Preference
– Using MED and Communities
– BGP Route Reflectors
– BGP Confederations
– Optimizing BGP Scalability


This course covers the following hardware and software/operating system versions:

– All versions of the Cisco IOS
– Most major Cisco router and multilayer switch hardware platforms


– Module 1: BGP Overview
– Module 2: BGP Transit Autonomous Systems
– Module 3: Route Selection Using Policy Controls
– Module 4: Route Selection Using Attributes
– Module 5: Customer-to-Provider Connectivity with BGP
– Module 6: Scaling Service Provider Networks
– Module 7: Optimizing BGP Scalability

Target Audience

This course is recommended for any student interested in mastering advanced Internet and related Cisco technologies. It is also perfect for students interested in pursuing Cisco’s Certified Internetwork Professional certification or the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert.

Expected Duration

30 Hours