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Workshop: Introduction To Routing

  • Event : SANOG XXXIV
  • Duration : 5 Days
  • Date : 3-7 August, 2019
  • Location : Kolkata, India
  • Venue : Holiday Inn Kolkata Airport Hotel
  • Level of Study : Beginner/Intermediate
  • Maximum number of attendees : 36 delegates


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.

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 may consist of:

  • 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.

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