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Table Of Contents  The TCP/IP Guide
 9  TCP/IP Lower-Layer (Interface, Internet and Transport) Protocols (OSI Layers 2, 3 and 4)
      9  TCP/IP Internet Layer (OSI Network Layer) Protocols
           9  TCP/IP Routing Protocols (Gateway Protocols)
                9  TCP/IP Exterior Gateway/Routing Protocols (BGP and EGP)
                     9  TCP/IP Border Gateway Protocol (BGP/BGP-4)
                          9  BGP Fundamentals and General Operation

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BGP Supplementary Standards

Supplementing RFC 1771 are three other consecutively-numbered RFCs published simultaneously with it, which provide supporting information about BGP's functions and use, as shown in Table 134.


Table 134: Additional Defining Standards For BGP-4

RFC Number

Name

Description

1772

Application of the Border Gateway Protocol in the Internet

Provides additional conceptual information on the operation of BGP and how it is applied to and used on the Internet.

This document is sometimes considered a companion of RFC 1771 with the pair defining BGP-4.

1773

Experience with the BGP-4 Protocol

Describes the experiences of those testing and using BGP-4, and provides information that justified its acceptance as a standard.

1774

BGP-4 Protocol Analysis

Provides more detailed technical information about the operation of the BGP-4 protocol.


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