This workshop will look at Internet routing design principles and industry best practices, focussing on BGP mulithoming techniques for networks looking to peer at an Internet Exchange Point (IXP) or have multi-provider connectivity, through a combination of lectures and hands-on lab exercises..
Technical staff who are building or operating a service provider or enterprise network with international and/or multi-provider connectivity, and considering participation at an Internet Exchange point.
It is assumed that the workshop participants:
- have a working knowledge of an IGP (OSPF or IS-IS), and
- know how to use a router command line interface.
Knowledge of IPv6 protocol is helpful.
This workshop is not an introduction. The lab exercises use Cisco IOS configuration syntax.
- Internet Routing recap
- BGP Fundamentals recap
- BGP Attributes and Scaling Techniques
- BGP Policy Control
- BGP Operations & Security BCP
- Internet Multihoming Techniques
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 participants per workshop.
Certificate of participation is provided upon successful completion of the course.