APNIC Training

eROU01: Routing Basics

eROU01: Routing Basics

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


This class focuses on the basic concept of IP routing. It will help entry-level engineers to understand IP routing functions, how routing protocols are classified, and design issues to select the best routing protocols for network requirements.

Target Audience:

Aimed at people who wish to advance their knowledge of IP networks.


Basic knowledge of TCP/IP.

Course Outline:

  • A day in the life of a Router
  • Routing vs. Forwarding
  • Static and Dynamic Routing
  • Explicit vs. Default Routing
  • Routing Protocols
  • Routing and Packet Flow
  • IGP vs. EGP

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


  • Free

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

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