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Introduction to Peering and BGP Routing Training (June 2018)

LONAP have always been keen to ensure that the UK has the best possible connectivity. To support this we, are offering a training course on routing, peering and BGP configuration to interested colleagues.

This Peering and BGP routing course is a two day introductory workshop covering:

  • Internet: Peering and Transit
  • Router technology overview
  • 7 Layer OSI model and IP
  • Introduction to IPv6
  • IP addressing and subnetting overview
  • Using the command line (CLI)
  • Configuring an IGP, iBGP
  • Configuring BGP for peering and transit
  • Using route servers and IRRDB
  • Routing and peering policy
  • Troubleshooting

Ideal for anyone wishing to learn the principles of Internet Peering, Transit, and how to write and maintain a BGP configuration and routing policy. You will start the course with a blank configuration, and over two days build a fully working network with BGP.

Course Prerequisites

  • CCNA or equivalent experience and/or;
  • Being engaged in a role within a peering network, (e.g. NOC, network teams, peering or operations)
  • You will need to bring a laptop computer with WiFi and power supply.
  • You will need an SSH2 client installed such as PuTTY (windows) or in-built “ssh” terminal for Mac.


Course Title: Introduction to Peering and BGP Routing
Date: 27-28th June 2018
Location: London (Liverpool Street)

Places are very limited due to the hands-on nature of the course.

This course is supported by Equinix and Arista Networks, so we are pleased to be able to offer places free of charge.

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