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

Known Ports

  • TCP 179 - BGP port.

Category

Networking

External Resources

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