BGP INBOUND TRAFFIC ENGINEERING
Gaining control over your inbound traffic
Inbound Traffic Engineering is an increasingly important problem for the edge networks with multiple upstream ISPs nowadays. To influence the inbound traffic path, such networks can use several methods including:
- AS_PATH Prepending
- BGP Multi-Exit-Discriminator
- The use of BGP Communities with Local Preference
- BGP Conditional Route Injection
This eBook covers all of the methods (with configuration samples) mentioned above as well as the Automated method of Inbound and Transit Traffic Engineering using Noction Intelligent Routing Platform (IRP).