Chapter 3. Concepts and Terminology

Table of Contents
Autonomous Systems
Transit
Gateway Protocols
Entrances and Exits
Routes or "Prefixes"
BGP Decision Algorithm
BGP Communities
Perimeter Network ("DMZ")

The new concepts involved with BGP can make learning the subject difficult. This chapter will bring all the new concepts and terms into one place. Each will be defined with examples.

Maybe this belongs in an appendix instead of as a freestanding chapter?

There could be call for a lot of margin pointers into this chapter.

Autonomous Systems

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