11-13 March 2019
Accra Marriot Hotel
Africa/Lome timezone

Workshop on BGP configuration and operation for NREN enginers with best current practices for peering with the WACREN network

Goal 

A 3-day BGP configuration and operation hands-on training workshop on building resilient NRENs with ISIS/BGP routing and peering with WACREN network.

 Participants will learn REN architecture (Layer 2 and Layer3), basic IS-IS and BGP routing and best practices for traffic engineering and peering.

Participants will learn about WACREN routing policy, Network practices and services for a better interconnection and collaboration in building the Regional REN.

Target
Network/systems administrators and engineers from campus networks and NRENs.

Topics 
This workshop will cover:

  • NREN and RREN Network design
  • IGP design and best practices for networks operators
  • BGP protocol, filtering and policy control
  • BGP multihoming techniques
  • Peering Best Practices

Pre-requisites

  • Understanding of networking concepts
  • Experience with IP routing (IGP and BGP)
  • Familiarity with Cisco IOS configuration syntax.
  • Laptop with wireless capability
  • Documentation on participants network architecture, configurations and statistics

Agenda

Day 1

  • Introduction to REN
  • IGP refresher
  • Introduction to BGP and BGP attributes

Day 2

  • BGP policies
  • BGP scaling Techniques
  • BGP multihoming
  • BGP communities
  • BGP Traffic Engineering

Day3

  • WACREN routing policy, Network practices and Services
  • Cases studies:  WACREN/NRENs  Interconnection (GARNET, NGREN, TogoRER,  FasoREN, MaliREN,RITER…)

Language

     English with interactions in French

Venue

    Accra Marriott Hotel

Starts
Ends
Africa/Lome
Accra Marriot Hotel
Accra, Ghana

The workshop is organized in collaboration with  Network Startup Resource Center with the support of the AfricaConnect2 project.

 

Trainers:

  • Emmanuel Togo - GARNET
  • Patrick Okui -  NSRC
  • Alai AINA - WACREN
Registration
Registration for this event is currently open.
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