BGP Workshop
Date :11-14 May 2016
Time : 9:00 -17:00
Course Fee :   : 40,000THB
Venue : VIE Function 3 & 4, VIE Hotel, Bangkok,

Philip Smith, NSRC
Greg Shepherd, Cisco Systems
Viraphan Samadi, intERLab, AIT
Kittinan Sriprasert, BKNIX

Course Duration : 4 days

Maximum Class Size: :28 participants, working in groups of two.

Workshop description and summary:
This four-day workshop is a mix of lectures and hands-on lab work to teach the skills required for participation in any L2 IX.

Workshop Schedule:
Session 1	Introductions, Objectives,Routing Basics
Session 2	Lab Setup, Introduction to IS-IS
Session 3	IS-IS Lab, BGP Introduction
Session 4	iBGP Lab, IS-IS for ISPs

Session 1	BGP Attributes
Session 2	BGP Scaling Techniques
Session 3	BGP Policy Control, ISIS, iBGP, eBGP Lab
Session 4	BGP Best Practices

Session 1	BGP Multihoming (Part 1)
Session 2	BGP Route Filtering Lab
Session 3	BGP Route Filtering (cont)
Session 4	BGP Multihoming (Part 2)

Session 1	BGP Communities
Session 2	BGP Policy Lab
Session 3	OSPF vs IS-IS, OSPF to IS-IS migration
Session 4	BGP Policy Lab (cont), Configuring Dynamics, Open Questions

Target Audience:
Technical staff of network operators who intend to connect to the Bangkok Neutral Internet Exchange Point or any L2 IXP.

Workshop requirements :
This workshop is not an introduction to routing or BGP. Successful completion of a previous BGP Workshop or similar training is recommended. Workshop participants need to be proficient with a router command line interface, have a good understanding of OSPF or ISIS, as well as experience with using BGP in an operational network. The labs use Cisco IOS configuration syntax. Some user-level Unix experience would be advantageous All participants will need to bring a laptop with WiFi access. A tablet cannot be used for this workshop. The laptop will be used to access the lab network as well as the course materials on the workshop wiki. Participants will work in pairs on the lab exercises.

*Consultation with BKNIX members after the afternoon sessions on 13-14 May 2016.*

Biography of instructor

Philip Smith Philip Smith has been working in the Internet industry since the early 1990s after catching the Internet bug in the mid 1980s while at University. He runs his own consulting company, PFS Internet Development.

Philip spends some of his time working for the Network Startup Resource Centre as a Senior Network Engineer and Training Coordinator, assisting with Network Operations Groups coordination, and providing network design assistance and training around the Pacific, South and South East Asia, the Middle East and Africa. .

He previously worked at APNIC as Learning and Development Director, where his team's responsibilities ranged from Training, APNIC Conferences and Events, Network Operations Group support, Technical Programmes such as IPv6 Deployment, Internet Exchange Points, and Rootname Server deployments, and the Information Society Innovation Fund grants programme. .

Before APNIC, he was a member of the Internet Infrastructure Group in CTO Consulting Engineering of Cisco Systems for more than thirteen years. He also served for 3 years on the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society. .

Prior to joining Cisco, he spent five years at PIPEX (incorporated into UUNET, and now part of Verizon's global ISP business), the UK's first commercial ISP, where he was Head of Network Engineering. As is common with startups in a rapidly growing marketplace, Philip gained deep experience in all of the engineering roles in an ISP, from support engineer, network operations, engineering, and development, before assuming responsibility for the entire UK network operation. He was one of the first engineers working in the commercial Internet in the UK, and he helped establish the LINX Internet Exchange Point in London and played a key role in building the modern Internet in Europe.

Greg Shepherd has been working with multicast deployments for over 10 years: in R&E networks as an operator, then with Cisco, Juniper, Procket, now back at Cisco. He has given numerous workshops at NANOG, APRICOT, RIPE, AFNOG, SANOG, AIT, as well as directly with customer engineers. Through he currently operates a global multicast peering network.

Viraphan Samadi , Training Manager obtained his Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) Thailand in 1999. At the same time he was working as IT officer at the same institute as a part time. He has over 18 years experience in internet and campus networking. Currently he work as training manger at intERLab/AIT. He also a team leader for IT service unit that look after IT related work at the institute.

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