eROU03: eLearning

BGP Basics

15:00 - 22 February 2017 (UTC + 10)
16:00 - 22 February 2017 (UTC + 10)

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Routing protocol defines how messages are transferred from a host to a destination within the Internet. This course will focus on Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), the protocol behind all inter-domain routing decisions on the Internet. The discussion will focus on the protocol features and attributes, and BGP configuration.


  • Free

All eLearning courses are free of charge for participants, with priority given to APNIC Members.

Target audience

Aimed at people who wish to advance their knowledge of IP networks.


Working knowledge of TCP/IP, networks, and routing. It is recommended that participants attend the eROU01 course prior to attending this course.

Course outline

  • What is BGP?
  • BGP Features
  • Path Vector Protocol
  • Autonomous System
  • Transit and Peering
  • BGP General Operation
  • iBGP amd eBGP
  • BGP Configuration

Other requirements

  • Updated web browser with Adobe Flash Player 11 or above
  • Broadband connection running at a minimum of 256kbps or better
  • Headset (to reduce noise)

Maximum number of attendees

50 participants per session