• Author : Barry Friedman Friedman


BGP Monitoring Protocol

Introduction BGP Monitoring Protocol (BMP) [1] allows a monitoring station to connect to a router and collect all of the BGP announcements received from the router’s BGP peers. The announcements are sent to the station in the form of BMP Route Monitoring messages formed from path information in the router’s BGP Adj-Rib-In tables. A BMP speaker may choose to send either pre-policy routes, post-policy routes, or both. BMP is unidirectional: Messages are sent from the router to the monitoring station. No messages are ever sent from the monitoring station to the router. The information sent to a monitoring station is controlled by the router’s...
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