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Table of Contents

  1. Chapter 1 The Internet, Routing, and BGP

    1. Topology of the Internet

    2. TCP/IP Design Philosophy

    3. Routing Protocols

    4. Multihoming

  2. Chapter 2 IP Addressing and the BGP Protocol

    1. IP Addresses

    2. Interdomain Routing History

    3. The BGP Protocol

    4. Multiprotocol BGP

    5. Interior Routing Protocols

  3. Chapter 3 Physical Design Considerations

    1. Availability

    2. Selecting ISPs

    3. Bandwidth

    4. Router Hardware

    5. Failure Risks

    6. Building a Wide Area Network

    7. Network Topology Design

  4. Chapter 4 IP Address Space and AS Numbers

    1. The Different Types of Address Space

    2. Requesting Address Space

    3. Renumbering IP Addresses

    4. The AS Number

    5. Routing Registries

    6. Routing Policy Specification Language

  5. Chapter 5 Getting Started with BGP

    1. Enabling BGP

    2. Monitoring BGP

    3. Clearing BGP Sessions

    4. Filtering Routes

    5. Internal BGP

    6. The Internal Network

    7. Minimizing the Impact of Link Failures

    8. eBGP Multihop

  6. Chapter 6 Traffic Engineering

    1. Knowing Which Route Is Best

    2. Route Maps

    3. Setting the Local Preference

    4. Manipulating Inbound AS Paths

    5. Inbound Communities

    6. BGP Load Balancing

    7. Traffic Engineering for Incoming Traffic

    8. Setting the MED

    9. Announcing More Specific Routes

    10. Queuing, Traffic Shaping, and Policing

  7. Chapter 7 Security and Integrity of the Network

    1. Passwords and Security

    2. Software

    3. Protecting BGP

    4. Denial-of-Service Attacks

  8. Chapter 8 Day-to-Day Operation of the Network

    1. The Network Operations Center

    2. NOC Hardware Facilities

    3. SNMP Management

    4. Router Names

    5. General IP Network Management

  9. Chapter 9 When Things Start to Go Down: Troubleshooting

    1. Keeping a Clear Head

    2. Managing the Troubleshooting Process

    3. Dealing with Service Providers

    4. Physical and Datalink Layer Problems

    5. Routing and Reachability Problems

    6. Black Holes

    7. DNS Problems

  10. Chapter 10 BGP in Larger Networks

    1. Peer Groups

    2. Using Loopback Addresses for iBGP

    3. iBGP Scaling

    4. Dampening Route Flaps

    5. OSPF as the IGP

    6. Traffic Engineering in the Internal Network

    7. Network Partitions

  11. Chapter 11 Providing Transit Services

    1. Route Filters

    2. Communities

    3. Anti-DoS Measures

    4. Customers with Backup Connections

    5. Providing IPv6 and Multicast

  12. Chapter 12 Interconnecting with Other Networks

    1. Peering

    2. Internet Exchanges, NAPs, and MAEs

    3. Connecting to an Internet Exchange

    4. Connecting to More Exchange Points

    5. Rejecting Unwanted Traffic

    6. IX Subnet Problems

    7. Talking to Other Network Operators

    8. Exchange Point Future

  1. Appendix Cisco Configuration Basics

    1. IP Configuration Essentials

  2. Appendix Binary Logic, Netmasks, and Prefixes

  3. Appendix Notes on the IPv4 Address Space

  4. Glossary

  5. Colophon