IPv4/IPv6 BGP Routing Workshop

When: Tuesday, 21 August - Saturday 25 August 2012
09:00 - 17:00 (UTC +7)
Where: Meeting room 4 & 5, Level 2, NagaWorld
Instructor: Dr Philip Smith and Sheryl Hermoso, APNIC

*This workshop is now fully booked*


This is a technical workshop, made up of lecture 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.

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.

Workshop Topics

  • OSPF/ISIS design and best practices for Service Provider networks
  • BGP introduction, attributes and policy
  • BGP scalability (including Route Reflectors and Communities)
  • Aggregation
  • BGP Multihoming Techniques (redundancy and load balancing)
  • ISP Best Practices
  • Peering best practices
  • IPv6 Background and Standards
  • IPv6 Extensions for Routing Protocols
  • IPv6 Addressing and Address planning
  • IPv6 Deployment Case Study


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. Note: Participants are required to bring a laptop.