BGP Protocol

Detection Information

The following page provides information on the BGP Protocol.

Protocol Description

The Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is used to manage routing across the Internet. Notably, the protocol allows routers to quickly adapt to Internet backbone connection changes.

Full Name

Border Gateway Protocol

Abbreviation

BGP

Introduced

Version 2.88

Port Statistics

IP Protocol Flow Percent
TCP 179 > 99%

Port Reference - RFC

  • TCP 179 - Border Gateway Protocol

Category

Networking

External Resources


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