IXP Deployment Workshop

Dates: 6-8 February 2018
Location: Port Vila, Vanuatu
Venue: Vanuatu National Convention Centre

Synopsis

  • This is a technical workshop, made up of lectures and hands-on lab work focusing on traffic engineering skills required for network operators to peer at an Internet Exchange Point (IXP).

Target Audience

  • Network operators who plan to or are already connected at Internet Exchange Point.

Pre-requisites

  • It is assumed that the workshop participants are familiar with router command line interface, and have good working knowledge of IGP (OSPF or ISIS) and BGP fundamentals. This workshop is not an introduction to routing. The lab exercises use Cisco IOS configuration syntax.

Workshop topics

  • OSPF/ISIS configuration for Service Provider networks
  • BGP introduction
  • BGP attributes, policy, and filtering
  • Peering objectives and Best Practices
  • IXP Network Design and Operations Best Practices

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