IPv4/IPv6 BGP Routing workshop

09:00 - 14 July 2019
17:00 - 18 July 2019
Unima Grand
Roashanee Magu
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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.


  • Early-bird (20% off): MVR 3,400 / AUD 320 for APNIC members & MVR 5,100 / AUD 480 for Non-members
  • Early-bird fees end on 28 June 2019 (fee must be paid by this date)
  • Standard (Pay onsite – Cash only): MVR 4,250 / AUD 400 for APNIC members & MVR 6,370 / AUD 600 for Non-members

Target audience

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.

Course outline

  • OSPF/ISIS design and best practices for Service Provider networks
  • BGP introduction, attributes, and policy
  • BGP scalability (including Route Reflectors and Communities)
  • Aggregation
  • ISP best practices
  • Peering best practices
  • IPv6 background and standards
  • IPv6 Extensions for Routing Protocols
  • IPv6 Addressing and Address Planning
  • IPv6 Deployment Case Study

Other requirements

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.

Maximum number of attendees

24 attendees.

Please note

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

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

Local Contact

Mr Abdulla Shiham
Communications Authority of Maldives
Phone: +960 7788235, +960 9988235