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Re: Why doesn't BGP...
There's also an OSPF study guide available if anyone is interested. That takes care of two of the protocols. At 09:48 PM 11/9/96 GMT, Dean Gaudet wrote: >In article <hot.mailing-lists.nanog-Pine.ULT.3.95.961109093416.14900Cemail@example.com lcyon.com>, >Ed Morin <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: >>On Sat, 9 Nov 1996, Neil J. McRae wrote: >> >>> Try reading the manual. How is the router supposed to know what >> >>Well, until _somebody_ writes the definitive "Nutshell" book we >>all know just how useful the "FM" is to "RT". > >I personally have found the information on the website/cdrom to be very >complete. The case studies proved invaluable while I was learning various >things. The BGP case study is incredible -- if you read it after reading >a theoretical text on BGP then you'll be set for configuring networks with >a small number of borders. There's a draft somewhere too that talks about >common bgp configurations. > >Granted it probably takes several hours of using the manuals before >you get a feel for how they're laid out and where to go for things. >That layout changes between 11.0 and 11.1 which can be annoying. But >it's very complete. I've only ever dealt with ip, atalk and bridging >however, maybe the experience in the other protocols is different. > >Do you honestly believe that a book with "nutshell" in the title is >going to be more definitive than the CDROM documentation? It would >weight twenty pounds. And also on this nutshell thread -- I think that >people may be wishing for "IOS IP configuration in a nutshell". There's >no way a single book could do justice to all the protocols IOS deals with. > >Dean > > - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -