South Asian Network Operators Group
A non-profit forum for Data Network Operators in South Asia


31 Jul-07 Aug, 2019

Kolkata, India

Workshop: Introduction to Routing



Agenda : Routing Workshop Agenda & Other Details

Duration : 5 Days

Date : 3-7 August, 2019

Location : Kolkata, India

Venue : Holiday Inn Kolkata Airport Hotel

Level of Study : Beginner/Intermediate

Maximum number of attendees : 36 delegates


This technical workshop is made up of lectures and hands-on lab exercise to teach basic routing concept, classifications of different routing protocols, Internet routing architecture, Basic network infrastructure design principles, OSPF, IS-IS, BGP etc.

The course also includes considerable practical work based on IPv4 as well as IPv6 and Cisco IOS router configuration commands.

Target Audience

Entry and/or mid level technical staff of ISP, network operators or enterprise, who are involved in day-to-day network operation function.


It is assumed that participants have a basic understanding of network operations, Internet technologies, OSI reference model, TCP/IP and router operating system software (i.e Cisco IOS etc).

Course outline may consist of:

* Introduction to IP Routing

* Routing Protocol Basic

* IPv4/v6 Address Planning

* Operation of OSPF/IS-IS Routing Protocols

* Basic BGP Operation

* BGP Attributes and Path Selection Process

* BGP Scaling Techniques

* BGP traffic engineering tools i.e. Local Pref, MED, AS path prepend, communities etc.

* BGP Scaling Techniques i.e. Route reflector, peer group

* IXP Basic Principles

Other requirements

Participants are advised to bring their own laptop computers with high-speed Wi-Fi (802.11a/g/n/ac) and administrative access to system. It is also recommended that laptops have Intel i5 or i7 processor, >=8GB of RAM and 30GB of free hard disk space.

Workshop Agenda