Multicast Workshop      

Date: 5 - 7 November 2007

Time: 09:00-17:00 

Course Fees :  Standard :  THB 20,000
Early-bird :  THB 18,750 (till 29th October 2007)
( Early-bird registration fees must be paid before
  or on 29 October 2007 where as Standard registration
  fees must be paid before or on November 2007 by cheque
  or wire transfer payment. )

(Class-size limit: 28 participants)

Venue: intERLab Training Center, AIT, Thailand

Instructors: Greg Shepherd (Cisco), John Zwiebel (Cisco)


To get participants to design and set up a set of inter-connected multicast networks.

After having experienced this workshop as a student, an attendee will be able to engineer multicast networks within his/her campus/organization, to explain multicast engineering concepts to peers, and, in some cases, to help teach or facilitate future multicast workshops.

Who should attend?

This is a technical workshop, made up of lectures and hands-on lab work. Open to technical staff and Network Engineer/Administrators who are now or soon will be deploying IPMulticast services on a IP based Internet Service Provider (ISP) network, Enterprise network, Campus network or Internet exchange Point (IXP), for one-to-many and/or many-to-many data/media/NGN distribution services and applications.

Course Duration

3 days

Course Contents

This training covers the followings topics:
- Router Configuration
- Multicast addressing
- Protocol Soup
- IGMP (Internet Group Membership Protocol) used by hosts and routers to tell each other about group membership
- PIM-SM (Protocol Independent Multicast - Sparse Mode) used to propagate forwarding state between routers.
- SSM (Source Specific Multicast) utilizes a subset of PIM's functionality to guaranty source-only trees in the 232/8 range.
- MSDP (Multicast Source Discovery Protocol) used to exchange ASM active source information between RPs.
- MBGP (Multiprotocol BGP) used to exchange routing information for interdomain RPF checking.
- SSM & other topics
- Deploying multicast in a multi-vendor environment


Cisco IOS Fundamentals; IGP and BGP router configuration basics.

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Online Registration

Certificate of paticipation, training materials, lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Please note that the places are limited and the registration will be on a "first come - first served" basis. If you have any further queries, please contact Ms. Wit Hmone at +66-2 524 6611 (for AIT internal user dial 6611 only) or email: training at