IPv4/IPv6 Routing workshop

09:30 - 19 February 2018
18:00 - 23 February 2018
Yaki and Yeti Hotel
Durbar Marg

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This is a technical workshop, made up of lecture and hands-on lab work to teach the necessary routing protocol and IPv6 skills for networks which make up today’s Internet.


This workshop will be delivered at APRICOT 2018 – please visit the APRICOT website for full details and to register 

Target audience

Technical staff who are now building or operating a wide area service provider network with international and/or multi-provider connectivity, and are considering deploying IPv6 across their infrastructure and to their end users.


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 IS-IS) and BGP fundamentals.

Course outline

Workshop topics include, but are not limited to:

  • IS-IS design and best practices for Service Provider networks
  • BGP attributes and policy
  • BGP scalability (including Route Reflectors and Communities)
  • Aggregation
  • IPv6 Protocol and Standards
  • IPv6 extensions for routing protocols
  • IPv6 addressing and address planning
  • IPv6 transition techniques
  • IPv6 deployment case study

Other requirements

This workshop is not an introduction. The lab exercises use Cisco IOS configuration syntax.

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.

 Software will be using is Putty SSH.