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Nokia Border Gateway Protocol

The Nokia Border Gateway Protocol course provides an in-depth look at border gateway protocol (BGP), the Internet’s backbone routing protocol, with a step-by-step analysis of its components and operation. Upon successful completion of this course, students will have an excellent understanding of the theory and configuration of BGP.

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Credit Towards Certification

  • Nokia Service Routing Architect


4 Days (classroom hours and in-depth lab training)


Nokia Border Gateway Protocol (4A0-102)

Course Number


Recommended Prerequisites

  • Nokia Scalable IP Networks
  • Nokia Interior Routing Protocols

Course Objectives

After completing the course, students should be able to:

  • Describe the basic Internet Architecture and related elements
  • Describe the role of BGP in service provider networks
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of BGP mechanics and the role of BGP attributes
  • Explain the interaction between BGP and interior gateway protocol (IGP)
  • Plan and implement a basic BGP network using Nokia SR OS
  • Successfully configure, monitor and troubleshoot a network of multiple BGP peers
  • Implement BGP policies in an Nokia environment
  • Verify and troubleshoot the results of the policies configurations
  • Scale iBGP by deploying confederations or route reflections
  • Configure and verify BGP confederations
  • Configure and verify BGP route reflections
  • Describe the effect of using advertise-external feature on BGP route propagation
  • Explain BGP add-paths feature
  • Describe the operation of BGP fast reroute
  • Configure and verify BGP advertise-external, add-paths, and
  • FRR on Nokia SR

Course Modules

  • Module 1 – Inter-Domain Routing and BGP Overview
  • Module 2 – Implementing BGP in an Nokia Environment
  • Module 3 – Implementing Policy in an Nokia Environment
  • Module 4 – Scaling iBGP
  • Module 5 – Advanced BGP Features
  • Module 6 – Summary


Schedule and Locations

Nokia Border Gateway Protocol

Price for this course is $3125 (USD) per seat
Start Date End Date Location Delivery Provider
02 Nov 20 05 Nov 20 Canada - Ottawa Virtual NOKIA Register
02 Nov 20 05 Nov 20 France - Paris Virtual NOKIA Register
09 Nov 20 12 Nov 20 India - Bangalore Virtual NOKIA Register
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