Introduction to Routing workshop

09:00 - 03 August 2019
17:00 - 07 August 2019
Hotel Holiday Inn Kolkata
Biswa Bangla Sarani,
Near City Centre 2,
Dash Drone, Newtown,
West Bengal 700136

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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, IS-IS, BGP etc.

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


This workshop will be held at SANOG 34, please visit the event website for full details and to register –

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
  • IPv4/v6 Address Planning
  • Operation of OSPF/IS-IS Routing Protocols
  • Basic BGP Operation
  • BGP Attributes and Path Selection Process
  • BGP Scaling Techniques
  • BGP traffic engineering tools i.e. Local Pref, MED, AS path prepend, communities etc.
  • BGP Scaling Techniques i.e. Route reflector, peer group
  • IXP Basic Principles

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

36 attendees