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WROU01: Routing I

WROU01: Routing I

Duration3 days
Level of StudyIntermediate


This technical workshop is made up of lectures and hands-on lab exercise to teach basic routing concept, classifications of different routing protocols, Internet routing architecture, Basic network infrastructure design principles, OSPF, BGP etc. Also presented for understanding and to encourage best practice.

The course also includes considerable practical work based on IPv4 as well as IPv6 and Cisco IOS router configuration commands.

Target Audience:

Entry and/or mid level technical staff of ISP, network operators or enterprise, who are involved in day-to-day network operation function.


It is assumed that participants have a basic understanding of network operations, Internet technologies, OSI reference model, TCP/IP and router operating system software (i.e Cisco IOS etc).

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to IP Routing
  • Routing Protocol Basic
  • IPv6 Address Structure
  • Routing Lab Topology Overview
  • Operation of OSPF Routing Protocol
  • Lab Exercise on Basic Router and OSPF Dynamic Routing Configuration
  • Basic BGP Operation
  • BGP Attributes and Path Selection Process
  • BGP Scaling Techniques
  • Lab Exercise on iBGP, eBGP, RR, Peer group etc.
  • Internet Exchange [IX] Policy Overview and Configuration requirement

Other requirements:

Hardware: It is highly recommended that participants bring their own laptop computers (At least Pentium 4, 1gb Ram, DVD drive, Wifi (b/g/n), with administrative access to system) to practice the lessons learned during the workshops.

Software: SSH Client, Telnet Client

Maximum number of attendees:

40 participants per workshop

Please note:

Certificate of participation is provided upon successful completion of the course.

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