The questions and scenarios in this book are designed to be challenging and to make sure that you know the answer. Rather than allowing you to derive the answers from clues hidden inside the questions themselves, the questions challenge your understanding and recall of the subject.

You can find the answers to these questions in Appendix A. For more practice with exam-like question formats, use the exam engine on the CD-ROM.

1.State three situations in which you should not use BGP to connect to the Internet.
2.What type of routing protocol is BGP classified as, and what does this mean?
3.Your company wants to connect to the Internet redundantly, but does not depend on the Internet for business functions. What is the simplest way to run BGP and meet the needs of the business?
4.What is the synchronization requirement?
5.List the BGP states, in transition order.
6.List the three tables maintained by BGP.
7.What state should the show ip bgp neighbors output display if the neighbor relationship is working correctly?
8.When multihoming with BGP to a single provider, load balancing is possible. What is the term for the policy-based configuration that can be used for a similar result when multihoming with BGP to more than one provider?
9.What is the most common implementation synchronization of BGP in an AS?
10.What type of routing protocol is BGP?