Advanced Routing: BGP IPv4/IPv6 Workshop
Date : 29 July - 2 August 2013
Time : 9:00 -17:00
*with mid-morning and mid-afternoon breaks, as well as a break for lunch.
Course Fee :    Standard  : 45,000THB
  Early Bird  : 35,000THB
  THNIC Members  : 35,000THB
  APNIC Members : Please contact us at or Call (66-2)524-6611
    ( Early-bird registration fees must be paid before
  or on 29 June 2013 where as Standard registration
  fees must be paid before or on 29 July 2013
  by cheque or wire transfer payment. )

Venue : Ambassador Hotel Bangkok , Garden 3 (2nd Floor), Thailand

Philip Smith, (APNIC)
Srinath Beldona, (Yashasvi Information Systems)

Course Duration : 5 days

Maximum Class Size: : 28

This is a technical workshop, made up of lecture and hands-on lab work to teach the OSPF/ISIS and BGP skills required for the configuration and operation of large scale networks that make up the Internet.

Course Outline:
  • OSPF/ISIS design and best practices for Service Provider networks
  • BGP introduction, attributes and policy
  • BGP scalability (including Route Reflectors and Communities)
  • Aggregation
  • BGP Multihoming Techniques (redundancy and load balancing)
  • ISP Best Practices
  • Peering best practices
  • IPv6 Background and Standards
  • IPv6 Extensions for Routing Protocols
  • IPv6 Addressing and Address planning
  • IPv6 Deployment Case Study

Who should attend?
Technical staff who are now building or operating a wide area service provider network with international and/or multi-provider connectivity, or considering participation at an Internet Exchange point.

It is assumed that the workshop participants know how to use a router command line interface, do basic router configuration and have a working knowledge of an IGP (OSPF or ISIS) and BGP fundamentals. This workshop is not an introduction. The lab exercises use Cisco IOS configuration syntax.

Note: Participants are required to bring a laptop.

Biography of instructor

Philip Smith Philip Smith has been working in the Internet industry since the early 90s and recently joined APNIC, as the Director of Learning and Development. Prior to joining APNIC, he spend over thirteen years at Cisco Systems, in the Internet Architectures Group of the company's CTO organization. Philip has been actively involved in providing consultation and advice to ISPs, specifically on network strategies, design, technology, and operations, as well as configuration, scaling, and training.

Prior to joining Cisco, he worked 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.

Areas of interest: IPv6, BGP/ISIS/OPSF, Service Provider Operations, Network Design

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. Sweet Mae Montelclaro email: training at

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