As stated earlier in this chapter, BGP is typically used for inter-domain routing, while IGPs are used for intra-domain routing. As is the case with the different IGPs we learned about in previous chapters in this guide, it is important to have a solid understanding of BGP, not just as a Path Vector routing protocol, but as policy control tool. BGP has the following characteristics:
These characteristics are described in detail in the following sections.
Unlike OSPF and EIGRP that run . . .
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