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Two days to master the BGP protocol

France-IX Lyon organizes a BGP workshop, on November 30 & December 01 in Lyon.


This training, provided by professionals for professionals, covers the operation and configuration of BGP on Bird, Cisco, FRR. This protocol is necessary to interconnect on an IXP and take advantage of the "multiple transit" offers.


During these two days, you will approach in a progressive and complete way the various aspects of BGP: the peering and the use of route servers. You will set up your first session and you will also discover the techniques to announce and filter networks in IPv4 and IPv6.


Price: 500 € (Ex-VAT) per day per attendee (lunch included).


Do you want to participate? Just send us an email.

The registration closing date is on November 26, 2021.


In order to welcome you in the best sanitary conditions, the entire France-IX Lyon team is kept informed of the measures and recommendations of the public authorities.

In order to access the training course, participants must present one of the three following proofs constituting the "health pass":
    - Vaccination certification (complete scheme)
    - PCR / antigenic test less than 48 hours old
    - Positive RT-PCR or antigenic test attesting to the recovery of the Covid-19 dating back at least 15 days and less than 6 months
NB: Self-tests are not accepted.



  • IP / AS Routing reminder
  • BGP protocol in details
  • Difference IGP / EGP
  • Worklab introduction (frr)
  • First BGP sessions, Full-Table
  • Multiple peering-sessions
  • Filtering: Prefix-list and Route-map
  • Annonces, filtering and network loop debugging
  • Diagnostic tools
  • Filtering: AS-PATH and Route-map
  • The BGP communities
  • Example of use for LyonIX
  • Traffic shaping: AS-PATH prepend and disaggregation
  • Fine BGP tuning: Fast convergence and Sub-optimal
  • PATHs detection / Packet loss
  • Public-DB declarations : RIPE / RPSL / RPKI / Peering DB Registration contact
  • Routers configuration best current practices
  • Differences between V4 and V6!




  Download the BGP training info 





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