Routing: BGP Multihoming with IPv4 & IPv6 Workshop


Due to unwanted weather and flood circumstances in Thailand, the Routing and MPLS Network Design and Deployment Workshops will be postponed until November 2011. Updates on reschedule date will be announced accordingly.


Thank you.

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Date : 9-11 January
Time : 9:00-17:00
Course Fee :    Standard  : 25,000 THB
  Early Bird  : 20,000 THB (TBA)
  THNIC member  : 20,000 THB
Venue :Shinawatra University Bangkok, Viphavadi-Rangsit Road, Thailand (Location Map )

In partnership with
 : Gaurab Raj Upadhaya, Packet Clearing House.
Course Duration : 3 days
Max. Class size: 25


To enable participants to perform advanced configuring functions and policy based for the Internet routing and be able to perform trouble shooting.

Who should attend? :

This is a technical workshop, made up of lectures and hands-on lab work. Open to technical staff who are operating a wide area TCP/IP base Internet Service Provider (ISP) network or Internet eXchange Point (IXP), likely with international and/or multi-provider connectivity.

What you will learn:

  • Techniques for design, set-up, and operation of a metropolitan, regional, or national ISP backbone network. This includes OSPF, BGP4 and complex network configurations.
  • Techniques for the design, set-up, and operation of Internet Exchange Points.
  • Techniques for multiple connections to the Internet (multihoming), including connections to IXPs, other ISPs and to Internet Transit providers.
  • Techniques to achieve optimal performance and configuration from a Cisco backbone router. This includes routing scalability, network design, and configuration tips.

Technologies Covered:

OSPF and iBGP; eBGP, BGP Scaling, BGP Multihoming Techniques, BGP Transit, BGP Best Practices, BGP Communities, Advanced IXP Design.

Prerequisite :

Cisco IOS Fundamentals; user level UNIX and maybe some system administration; some use of network design, preferably TCP/IP-based; some knowledge of routing and routing protocols.

Biography of instructor

- Gaurab Raj Upadhaya - Gaurab's is currently employed as Internet Economics Analyst / Staff Engineer, at Packet Clearing House (, a research non-profit based in Berkeley, California. Gaurab's primary work is in Internet backbone operations, analysing peering relationships between operators and roles of Internet Exchange Points in different parts of Asia. Much of the work involves training ISPs in developing countries about best practices on network operations. He also runs the PCH INOC-DBA ( hotline phone system for service providers. He initiated the Nepal Internet Exchange (npIX) and currently serves as its voluntary CEO. In 2003, Gaurab started the South Asian Network Operators Group (SANOG), a non-profit educational event and forum for ISPs in the South Asian Region ( SANOG has a track dedicated to in- depth hands on workshops on ISP operations using open source, along side other workshops on BIND/DNS and Security. He currently chairs SANOG, and is the Chair of Asia Pacific Internet Association (, and Management Committee member for APRICOT, the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Conference on Operational Technologies ( In the past he has served as a National UN Volunteer, working for the UNDP/Cisco/USAID Least Developing Countries Initiative ( as Unites volunteer ( He has been using Linux and open source software since 1996. He previously worked as system and network administrator for United Mission to Nepal ( He likes travelling, photography and reading books when he is not on the network.

Certificate of paticipation, training materials, lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Please note that the places are limited and the registration will be on a "first come - first served" basis. If you have any further queries, please email Mr. Esmond Esguerra email: training at

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