The Advanced Routing training will cover the following topics:
Introduction to the ISIS Routing protocol
Introduction to IPv6
BGP refresher, including attributes, policies, communities and best practices.
BGP scaling techniques, including Route Reflectors and peer-groups
Techniques and strategies for multihoming using BGP.
BGP Multihoming and BGP Communities.
Best practices for Internet operations.
The Network Monitoring & Management training will cover the following topics:
Introduction to Network Monitoring and Management
Recap of Linux command line use. Potential topics include: TCP/IP network essentials, Text Editors and Security essentials including SSH.
Cisco IOS Configuration Basics
SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol)
Installation, configuration and understanding of the following Monitoring Tools: LibreNMS, Smokeping, Nagios, Netflow, NfSen, Rancid….
Network Documentation: Netdot and ticketing system (Request Tracker) for the helpdesk/support and integration of RT and Nagios to automatically generate tickets.
Log management: Collecting logs, monitoring them, using forensic tools and pattern matching utilities to alert when there are problems: Syslog and Tenshi.
Simulated network attack and detection using installed tools
The Scalable Network Infrastructure will cover the following topics:
Management of router configuration
NOC (Network Operations Centre)
Exchange points between networks