Routing and BGP Multihoming Workshop
Date : 09 - 13 July 2007
Time : 09:00 - 17:00
Course Fees :
THB 23,500 (till 2nd July 2007)
( Early-bird registration fees must be paid before
or on 2 July 2007 where as Standard
fees must be paid before or on 6 July 2007
or wire transfer payment. )
(Class-size limit: 28 participants)
intERLab Training Center, AIT, Thailand
To enable participants to perform advanced configuring functions and policy based
for the Internet routing and be able to perform trouble shooting.
Who should attend? :
This is a technical workshop. Network Operators, Administrators, Engineers and technical
staff who are now or soon will be building or operating a wide area TCP/IP base
Internet Service Provider (ISP) network or Internet eXchange Point (IXP), likely
with international and/or multi-provider connectivity.
Course Duration : 5 days
What you will learn: :
- Techniques for design, set-up, and operation of a metropolitan, regional, or national
ISP backbone network. This includes OSPF, BGP4 and complex network configurations.
- Techniques for the design, set-up, and operation of Internet Exchange Points.
- Techniques for multiple connections to the Internet (multihoming), including connections
to IXPs, other ISPs and to Internet Transit providers.
- Techniques to achieve optimal performance and configuration from a Cisco backbone
router. This includes routing scalability, network design, and configuration tips.
Technologies Covered: :
OSPF and iBGP; eBGP, BGP Scaling, BGP Multihoming Techniques, BGP Transit, BGP Best
Practices, BGP Communities, Advanced IXP Design.
Day 1 :
Day 2 :
- Introduction to DNS (Domain Name System).
- Overview and concepts of the DNS
- Reverse DNS
- Installation of BIND and its configuration
- General Management of DNS.
- Setting up and Running Primary and Secondary Name Servers
- Setting up and Caching Name Server
- Building and Maintaining Zone Files
- Setting up and administering Zone Transfers
- Registry/Registrar Model and EPP.
- Introduction to EPP (Extensible Provisioning Protocol)
- Operational structure used for registry-regertrar interaction
- Third party Managed DNS Services.
- Introduction to Dynamic DNS
- Managed DNS, Secondary DNS, and Recursive DNS services (UltraDNS, no-ip, etc)
Cisco IOS Fundamentals; user level UNIX and maybe some system administration; some
use of network design, preferably TCP/IP-based; some knowledge of routing and routing
Remark : Attendees can also bring own
Biography of instructor:
has been with Cisco Systems since 1998. He is part of the Internet Architectures
Group in Corporate Consulting Engineering. His role includes working with many ISPs
in the Asia Pacific region, specifically in network design, configuration, scaling
Prior to joining Cisco, he spent five years at PIPEX (now part of UUNET's global
ISP business), the UK's first commercial Internet Service Provider. He was one of
the first engineers working in the commercial Internet in the UK, and played a key
role in building the modern Internet in Europe.
Gaurab Raj Upadhaya
- Gaurab's is currently employed as Internet Economics Analyst / Staff Engineer,
at Packet Clearing House (www.pch.net), a research non-profit based in Berkeley,
Gaurab's primary work is in Internet backbone operations, analysing peering relationships
between operators and roles of Internet Exchange Points in different parts of Asia.
Much of the work involves training ISPs in developing countries about best practices
on network operations. He also runs the PCH INOC-DBA (www.pch.net/inoc-dba) hotline
phone system for service providers. He initiated the Nepal Internet Exchange (npIX)
and currently serves as its voluntary CEO. In 2003, Gaurab started the South Asian
Network Operators Group (SANOG), a non-profit educational event and forum for ISPs
in the South Asian Region (www.sanog.org). SANOG has a track dedicated to in- depth
hands on workshops on ISP operations using open source, along side other workshops
on BIND/DNS and Security. He currently chairs SANOG, and is the Chair of Asia Pacific
Internet Association (www.apia.org), and Management Committee member for APRICOT,
the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies (www.apricot.net).
In the past he has served as a National UN Volunteer, working for the UNDP/Cisco/USAID
Least Developing Countries Initiative (www.cisco.com/edu/ldci) as Unites volunteer
(www.unites.org). He has been using Linux and open source software since 1996. He
previously worked as system and network administrator for United Mission to Nepal
(www.umn.org.np). He likes travelling, photography and reading books when he is
not on the network.
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Certificate of paticipation, training materials, lunch and refreshments will be
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