Routing Basics

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Overview

This course will focus on the basic routing concepts for beginners. It covers the different types of routes and routing protocols.

Outline

This course will cover the following topics:

  • What is routing
  • How routing works
  • Connected routes
  • Static routes
  • Routing protocols
  • Brief introduction to OSPF, IS-IS and BGP

Course Materials

Quiz & Certificate

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Dave Phelan

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Dave comes to APNIC having worked in the Australian ISP and MSP community for the last 20 years in roles as diverse as carrier transmission networks, to System Administration, to core, edge and customer networks.  Having built a corporate ISP network from the ground up, he comes with an understanding of traps and pitfalls that most networks have, and do experience. 

Areas of Interest: 

BGP, IPv6, RPKI/ROA, Transmission Networks, Virtualisation, IP Telephony, Network Security, Automation.

RPKI Deployment

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Overview

Release date: 5 May 2020

The course focuses on the different steps involved in deploying/implementing RPKI (from an operator’s point of view) – how to sign resources (ROA creation) through the MyAPNIC Portal, how to verify/check the ROAs, how to deploy RPKI validators, how to configure a RTR session between BGP speaking routers and the validator, how to interpret the validation states of received routes, and how to act (drop or apply policies) the validation states on the routers.

Course Outline

This course will cover the following topics:

  • What is RPKI
  • Benefits of RPKI
  • RPKI Building Blocks
  • RPKI Profile
  • Trust Anchor (TA)
  • Issuing Party
  • Single Trust Anchor
  • Routing Origin Authorization (ROA)
  • Relying Party (RPKI Validator)
  • Origin Validation
  • Validation States
  • Policies Based on Validation
  • RPKI Caveats
  • Create (Publish) Your ROA
  • Check Your ROA
  • Deploy RPKI Validator
  • RIPE – Validator
  • Dragon Research – Validator
  • Routinator – Validator
  • Configuration (IOS)
  • Configuration (JunOS)

Course Material

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Quiz & Certificate

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OSPF Operations

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Overview

Course Overview

Routing protocol defines how messages are transferred from a host to a destination within the Internet.

This course will introduce participants to OSPF, a widely used routing protocol for internal networks. The objective is to provide an understanding of how OSPF works, including the Link State Routing Protocol, OSPF Neighbor Discovery Protocol, topology and packets.

Course Outline

This course will cover the following topics:

  • OSPF Introduction
  • Link State Routing Protocol
  • OSPF Neighbor Discovery Protocol
  • OSPF Topology
  • OSPF Packets

Course Material

Quiz & Certificate

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BGP Basics

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Overview

Course Overview

Routing protocol defines how messages are transferred from a host to a destination within the Internet.

This course will focus on Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), the protocol behind all inter-domain routing decisions on the Internet. The discussion will focus on the protocol features and attributes, and BGP configuration.

Course Outline

This course will cover the following topics:

  • What is BGP?
  • BGP Features
  • Path Vector Routing Protocol
  • BGP General Operation
  • BGP Terminology
  • Inserting Prefixes into BGP

Course Materials

Quiz & Certificate

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