APNIC Training

eIRM08: 4-Byte ASN

eIRM08: 4-Byte ASN

DeliveryeLearning (this course is conducted online)
Duration1 hour
Level of StudyIntermediate

Synopsis:

An Autonomous System Number (ASN) is a global unique number that identifies an autonomous system and is necessary for exchanging exterior routing information. AS numbers are normally represented using a 2-byte number field. Recently a 4-byte AS number pool has been introduced to address the exhaustion of the 2-byte ASN.

This eLearning course introduces participants to the 4-byte AS number representation, operational implications and interoperability with the old numbering scheme.

Target Audience:

This course is designed for network engineers, systems administrators, and anyone who is involved in managing Internet resources.

Pre-requisites:

Sound understanding of Internet networking and Routing fundamentals.

It is recommended that the participants attend eIRM05 course prior to attending this course.

Course Outline:

  • AS Numbers
  • 4-byte AS Number Representation
  • AS Path Attribute
  • 4-byte AS Transition (with Example)

Other requirements:

  • Updated web browser with Adobe Flash Player 11 or above
  • Broadband connection running at a minimum of 256kbps or better
  • Headset (to reduce noise)

Maximum number of attendees:

50 participants per session

Fees

  • Free

All eLearning courses are free of charge for participants, with priority given to APNIC Members.

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Materials

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