Network Protocol Manager for BGPbuilds a data model of the discovered BGP topology objects in its domain. The model, shown in BGP data model, represents the BGP objects and certain network objects imported from IP Availability Manager, their relationships, and their connections.

The BGP objects are represented as instances of the following VMware Smart Assuranceobject classes:

  • AutonomousSystem

  • BGPService

  • BGPProtocolEndpoint

  • BGPSession

  • BGPSessionGroup

    The VMware Smart Assurance Network Protocol Manager Discovery Guide Supplementprovides more information about the BGP data model. The VMware Smart Assurance Common Information Model (ICIM) 1.11 Reference for Non-Service Assurance Manager Productsprovides descriptions of VMware Smart Assuranceclasses, relationships, and connections.

    Figure 1. BGP data model