Join Mike Meyers for an in-depth discussion in this video Border Gateway Protocol, part of CompTIA Network+ (N10-006) Cert Prep: 3 The World of TCP/IP.
- The third and last and, in my opinion,…most interesting of the dynamic routing protocols…you're gonna be seeing on the network+…is BGP or Border Gateway Protocol.…BGP has been around for a long time.…It's a hybrid protocol in that it has aspects…both of distant vector and link state,…but the most interesting part about BGP is…that it is the cornerstone of how the…big internet service providers connect…on this huge, incredible network…that we call the internet.…
The best way to see this is to watch it in action.…Let's watch BGP.…I claim that we can break the entire internet…into two distinct types of networks.…First are what I'm going to call the LANS,…the millions, the tens of millions of local area networks…each with its own separate subnet…that we use to do most of the actual work on the internet.…If you've got a web server, if you've got an e-mail server,…if you have a client, all of these computers…are connected to a LAN.…Second are what I'm going to call router networks.…
These are the groups of highly connected routers…
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Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 06/20/2017. What changed?
A: The following topic was updated: subnetting with CIDR.