This is a technical workshop, made up of lectures and hands-on lab work to teach the OSPF/ISIS and BGP skills required for the configuration and operation of large scale networks that make up the Internet.
Technical staff who are now building or operating a wide area service provider network with international and/or multi-provider connectivity, or considering participation at an Internet Exchange point.
It is assumed that the workshop participants know how to use a router command line interface, do basic router configuration and have a working knowledge of an IGP (OSPF or ISIS) and BGP fundamentals. This workshop is not an introduction. The lab exercises use Cisco IOS configuration syntax.
- OSPF/ISIS design and best practices for Service Provider networks
- BGP introduction, attributes, and policy
- BGP scalability (including Route Reflectors and Communities)
- ISP best practices
- Peering best practices
- IPv6 background and standards
- IPv6 Extensions for Routing Protocols
- IPv6 Addressing and Address Planning
- IPv6 Deployment Case Study
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.