Internet Resource Management, IPv4/IPv6 Routing and IXP

09:00 - 14 February 2017
17:30 - 16 February 2017
Unima Grand
Roashanee Magu
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This technical workshop is made up of lectures and hands-on lab exercise to teach design issues to build routing infrastructure, classifications and how to choose different routing protocols, Internet routing architecture design principles, OSPF, BGP, BGP traffic engineering and scaling tools i.e. Local Pref, MED, AS path prepend, communities, Route reflector, peer group etc. Presentation cover detail protocol level operation an industry best current practice for both service provider and enterprise network. The course also includes intense practical work based on IPv4 as well as IPv6 and Cisco IOS router configuration commands.


  • Early-bird (20% off): MVR 2190 / AUD 192 for APNIC members & MVR 3290 / AUD 288 for Non-members
  • Early-bird fees end on 25 January 2017 (fee must be paid by this date)
  • Standard (Pay onsite – Cash only): MVR 2740 / AUD 240 for APNIC members & MVR 4120 / AUD 360 for Non-members
  • Payment can be made in advance to CAM. Email Abdulla Shiham at to arrange

Target audience

Mid level to senior technical and design staff of ISP, network operators or enterprise, who are involved in day-to-day network operation and planning function.


It is assumed that participants have a good understanding of network operations, Internet technologies, OSI reference model, TCP/IP and router operating system software (i.e Cisco IOS etc). It is recommended that the participants attend WROU01 course prior to attending this course.

Course outline

Internet Resource Management:

  • Introduction to APNIC
  • Internet registry policies
  • APNIC Whois Database

IPv4/IPv6 Routing:

  • 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 traffic engineering tools i.e. Local Pref, MED, AS path prepend, communities etc.
  • BGP Scaling Techniques i.e. Route reflector, peer group
  • Lab Exercise on iBGP, RR, Peer group etc.


  • Peering objectives and Best Practices
  • IXP Network Design and Operations Best Practices

Other requirements

Participants are advised to bring their own laptop computers for hands-on lab exercises.

Maximum number of attendees

30 participants per workshop

Please note

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

Local Contact
Abdulla Shiham
Communications Authority of Maldives