BGP is the Internet. It provides all the routes to reach our favorite sites but it also serves as a control protocol for other things like MPLS and EVPN. But BGP is far from perfect. There are a lot of things that need to be fixed if we’re going to rely on BGP more and more as an underlying component of so many things we need in our daily lives.
Once the internet was used for more critical things, security was obviously more important. But BGP did not really evolve at the same rate – and more importantly, the security model surrounding it was mostly left behind. The reasons aren’t really important, but the fallout absolutely is.
Nick Buraglio was a guest on the Network Collective podcast and shared some of conversation he had with Jordan Martin in this short take:
Read more at: The Forwarding Plane The BGP conundrum
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