Date: 15 February 2022
Location: Online


This is a technical workshop, made up of lectures and hands-on lab work to teach the some of the 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 service provider network with international and/or multi-provider connectivity, or considering participation at an Internet Exchange point. It is assumed that the workshop participants have a working knowledge of OSPF/IS-IS, along with knowledge on how to use a router command line interface.


It is assumed that participants have a understanding of:

  • network operations, Internet technologies, OSI reference model and TCP/IP.
  • Basic Linux command line (CLI) skills.
  • The lab exercises use Cisco IOS configuration syntax.

We recommend the following Academy courses be completed before the start of the tutorial:

Other Requirements

  • Hardware: It is highly recommended that participants bring their own laptop computers with Wifi(b/g/n) and administrative access to system to practice the lessons learned during the workshops.
  • Software: SSH Client, Telnet Client (PuTTy)
  • Confirm Secure SHell (SSH) is allowed from the office or home network to access the lab infrastructure? Test ssh connectivity, try to connect to For example from the CLI type: ssh

Workshop topics

  • BGP Fundamentals (recap)
  • BGP Attributes

Workshop Items

  • Agenda (includes links to presentations and schedule)
  • Trainers: Warren Finch (APNIC), Phyo Phyo Hein (APNIC Community Trainer)
  • bgp-20220215-online.txt
  • Last modified: 2022/03/03 06:11
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