Dates: 23-27 March 2020 Postponed till further notice
Location: Dili, Timor-Leste
Venue: Conference Room Ministry of Transport and Communications Avenida Xavier do Amaral
Event Website: APNIC Event

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.


  • This hands-on workshop will look at fundamentals of Internet routing, the different routing protocols involved, importance of good address planning, BGP traffic engineering techniques, and industry best current practices.
  • This workshop will also look at why BGP mishaps are very common, and frighteningly very easy, the current tools/techniques, how RPKI is just a piece in the puzzle, and what we should do to secure the Internet routing.


  • It is assumed that the workshop participants have a working knowledge of an OSPF/IS-IS and BGP fundamentals, along with know how to use a router command line interface.
  • This workshop is not an introduction. The lab exercises use Cisco IOS configuration syntax.
  • It is recommended that participants complete the APNIC Academy Routing course prior to attending the workshop –

Other Requirements

  • Hardware: 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, Telnet Client (PuTTy)

Workshop topics

  • Internet Routing Basics (recap)
  • Address Planning (IPv6)
  • OSPF Operation
  • BGP Fundamentals
  • BGP Scaling techniques
  • BGP Attributes and Policy Control
  • Internet Multihoming Techniques
  • BGP Operations and Security best practices
  • Resource PKI fundamentals
  • BGP Filtering with ROA (Route Origin Validation)

Workshop Items

  • Agenda (includes links to presentations and schedule)
  • Instructors: Tashi Phuntsho (APNIC), Warren Finch (APNIC)
  • routing20200323-tl.txt
  • Last modified: 2021/06/17 14:32
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