Dates: 26-30 September 2022
Location: In-Person


This is a technical workshop, made up of lectures and hands-on lab work to teach the fundamentals and the skills required for the configuration and operation of Internet eXchange Point (IXP).

This workshop is not an introduction. It is assumed that the workshop participants have a working knowledge of:

  • IP Routing (esp BGP)
  • How to use a router command line interface (Cisco IOS configuration syntax).
  • Basic Linux command line (CLI) skills.

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

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.
  • Software: SSH Client
  • Confirm Secure SHell (SSH) is allowed from the office or home network to access the lab infrastructure? Test ssh connectivity, try to connect to route-views.routeviews.org. For example from the CLI type: ssh rviews@route-views.routeviews.org

Workshop topics

  • Address Plan
  • Switch configuration
  • Peering router setup
  • Overview of Virtualisation platform
  • Overview of IXP Manager

Workshop Items

  • Agenda (includes links to presentations and schedule)
  • Instructors: Dave Phelan (APNIC), Awal Haolader (APNIC)
  • ixp-20220926-ta.txt
  • Last modified: 2022/08/29 00:47
  • by dave