Advanced Routing with Mulithoming: Workshop


13:00 - 06 February 2018
17:30 - 08 February 2018
Port Vila
Vanuatu National Convention Centre
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This is a technical workshop, made up of lectures and hands-on lab work to teach the OSPF/ISIS and BGP skills required for network operators to participate at an Internet Exchange Point.


  • Early-bird (20% off): VUV 6,500 / AUD 80  for APNIC members
  • Early-bird (20% off): VUV 9,800 / AUD 120 for non-members
  • Early-bird fees end on 26 January 2018 (fee must be paid by this date)
  • Standard (Pay onsite – Cash only): VUV 8,100 / AUD 100  for APNIC members
  • Standard (Pay onsite – Cash only): VUV 12,200 / AUD 150 for non-members
  • Pre-payment can be made in cash to the OGCIO, please contact Mr. John Jack to arrange –

Target audience

Technical staff of network operators who are considering participation at an Internet Exchange Point. The workshop is also suitable for technical staff of planned or existing Internet Exchange Points.


It is assumed that the workshop participants know how to use a router command line interface, do basic router configuration and have good working knowledge of an IGP (OSPF or ISIS) and BGP fundamentals. This workshop is not an introduction to routing. The lab exercises use Cisco IOS configuration syntax.

Course outline

  • OSPF/ISIS configuration for Service Provider networks
  • BGP introduction
  • BGP attributes, policy, and filtering
  • Peering objectives and Best Practices
  • IXP Network Design and Operations Best Practices

Other requirements

Participants are advised to bring their own laptop computers with high-speed Wi-Fi (802.11a/g/n/ac) and administrative access to system. It is also recommended that laptops have Intel i5 or i7 processor, >=8GB of RAM and 30GB of free hard disk space.

Maximum number of attendees

40 attendees

Please note

This 2.5-day workshop will run:

  • Tuesday 06 February – 1.00pm to 5.30pm
  • Wednesday 07 and Thursday 08 February – 9.00am to 5.30pm

Certificate of participation is provided upon successful completion of the course. Please make sure the registration is done with the name you want to be shown on the certificate.

Local Contact

Mr John Jack
Office of the Government CIO