# RWNOG Peering / IXP Workshop * **Date:** 24-28 October, 2022 * **Location:** Kigali, Rwanda * **Host:** [RICTA](https://www.ricta.org.rw/) * **Venue:** [University of Rwanda](https://ur.ac.rw/)
## Workshop ##
* [Detailed Workshop Agenda](agenda.html) (includes links to presentations and schedule) * [Participants](participants.html) * [Instructors](instructors.html) * [Reference Materials](references.html) * [Sponsors](sponsors.html) * [Photos](https://photos.nsrc.org/index.php) * [Survey](https://survey.nsrc.org/index.php/373229?lang=en) * [Books](books/index.html) * [NSRC training videos](https://learn.nsrc.org)
## Goals / objectives ## This is a technical workshop, made up of lecture and hands-on lab work to teach the IS-IS and BGP skills required for the configuration and operation of large scale networks that make up the Internet. Workshop topics include, but are not limited to: * IS-IS design and best practices for Service Provider networks * BGP protocol, attributes and policy control * BGP scalability (including Route Reflectors and Communities) * BGP Best Practices, including Aggregation * BGP multihoming techniques (redundancy and load balancing) * Peering Best Practices (Private and at IXPs) ## Target audience ## Technical staff who are now building or operating a wide area service provider network with international and/or multi-provider connectivity, and are considering participation at an Internet Exchange point. ## Pre-requisites ## Workshop participants must be proficient with a router command line interface, have a good understanding of OSPF or IS-IS, as well as experience with using BGP in an operational network. **This workshop is not an introduction.** The lab exercises use Cisco IOS configuration syntax. Participants must also have reviewed the Video Tutorials at [learn.nsrc.org](https://learn.nsrc.org/bgp), specifically those covering: * [Internet Routing](https://learn.nsrc.org/bgp/internet_routing) * [Routing Protocols](https://learn.nsrc.org/bgp/routing_protocols) * All the IS-IS clips, starting from [IS-IS Introduction](https://learn.nsrc.org/bgp/is-is) ## Technical Requirements ## Participants laptops/PCs must have: * a modern web browser installed (Chrome/Firefox/Safari/Opera)