As I gear up for the CCIP BGP exam (hoping to take it in the next few weeks), I’m relearning all the little things I’ve forgotten since BSCI. I had the Best Path criteria memorized for the exam and I’ve since forgotten some of the criteria and the exact order. Google pointed me to these docs:

This one courtesy of Ciscozine:

This one courtesy of Richard Bannister’s CCIE Blog:

These two charts are great, they’ve helped immensely. I love the internet. I’m posting them here for my future use and in case and of you haven’t already seen them.


Colby Glass has been in IT since 2002. He is currently a Systems Engineer (presales) with a Cisco Gold partner and holds the CCNP R/S, CCNP DC, CCDP, CCIP, JNCIA-ER.

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