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This course is restricted to RIPE NCC members only.
The BGP Operations and Security Training Course is a two-day course that offers an in-depth look into Border Gateway Protocol (BGP). It covers the basics of how it works through to advanced topics such as route reflectors, policy, filtering, route selection and the security aspect of the protocol. The course also covers bogon filtering, Internet Routing Registries and the Resource Certification (RPKI) framework. Participants are able to reinforce the theory through practice with our interactive exercises following each topic.
You should attend this training course if you are part of the technical staff at a Local Internet Registry (LIR) in the RIPE NCC service region who will be working with multi-provider connectivity and/or would like to get an in-depth overview of BGP Best Current Operational Practices. This course is not intended for administrative or management staff (such as hostmasters).
The course doesn't cover:
- The basics of routing
- The basics of RIPE Database operations
- How to receive IP addresses from the RIPE NCC
- How to operate a Local Internet Registry (LIR)
- IGP protocols (IS-IS, OSPF)