This is a technical workshop, made up of lecture and hands-on lab work to teach the Interior Gateway Protocol (IGP) and Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) skills required for the configuration and operation of the large scale networks that make up the Internet according to current industry best practices. The course uses both IPv4 and IPv6 in a dual stack infrastructure.
Workshop topics include, but are not limited to:
The skills learned during this course will help improve the performance of the NREN and the campus networks connected to them. In turn this will give a better end user experience, and will improve the over all participation in and utilisation of the global R&E infrastructure.
This is not an introduction to routing. It is a requirement that workshop participants are proficient with a router command line interface, and have a good understanding of OSPF or IS-IS. Exposure to BGP in an operational network would be advantageous.
At the end of the workshop, students will be able to:
The materials for this workshop are available at https://www.nsrc.org/workshops/2017/ubuntunet-bgp-nrens/index.html