IPv4/IPv6 BGP Routing Workshop

Workshop date: 21-25 February 2012
Venue: Friendship Lounge 1 & 2, Level 3, Hotel Ashok


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 multiprovider 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.

NB: Participants are required to bring laptops.

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
  • X.509 RPKI and Origin Validation
  • BGPSEC and AS-Path Validation


Srinath Beldona, Wipro
Randy Bush, IIJ
Kurt Erik Lindqvist, Netnod
Philip Smith, APNIC
Shankar Vridhagiri, SIFY

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Key Info


Ashok Hotel,
New Delhi, India


21 February - 2 March 2012


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Technical workshops, Tutorials, and Conference streams.