IPv4/IPv6 Routing Workshop

IPv4/IPv6 Routing Workshop


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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 practise for both service provider and enterprise network.

The course also includes intense practical work based on IPv4 as well as IPv6 and Cisco/Jiniper router configuration commands.

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 basic understanding of network operations, Internet technologies, OSI reference model, TCP/IP and router operating system software (i.e CiscoIOS/JunOS etc).

Course Outline:

  • Introduction to IP Routing
  • IPv6 Address Structure
  • Operation of OSPF Routing Protocol
  • Basic Router and OSPF Dynamic Routing Configuration (Lab Exercise)
  • Basic BGP operation
  • BGP Attributes and Path Selection Process
  • BGP traffic engineering tools i.e. Local Pref, MED, AS path prepend, communities etc (Lab Exercise)
  • BGP Scaling Techniques i.e. route reflector, peer group etc
  • Lab Exercise on iBGP, RR, Peer group etc.
  • Internet Exchange [IX] Policy Overview and Configuration requirement, Route server etc.

Other Requirement:
It is highly recommended that participants bring their own laptop computers to practice the lessons learned during the workshops. Software: SSH Client, Telnet Client

Maximum number of attendee:
36 participants per workshop.