This three day workshop is a mix of lectures and hands-on lab work to teach the skills required for the configuration and operation of National Research and Education networks connecting R&E institutions to the Internet.
Technical staff of organisations who are connecting to NRENs, or building or operating a wide-area NREN infrastructure, with international and/or multi-provider connectivity.
This workshop is not an introduction to routing. Successful completion of a previous Routing or Advanced Routing 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 IS-IS, 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.
The Workshop can accommodate up to 36 participants, divided into 6 groups.