IP-routing in Internet and Other Complex
Networks 5 p,
Welcome to course 2D1491 "IP-routing in Internet and Other Complex
(abbreviated ipro2). We hope you will find this course intresting,
rewarding and fun. All course-related news will be published on this
Schedule with details
- 2005-06-09: Exam corrected
- 2005-05-23: Guest lecture notes added
- 2005-05-16: Lab (tuesday) cancelled
- 2005-05-10: Workshop4
- 2005-04-27: Lec6 (Multicast), Workshop3
- 2005-04-26: Lec5, Workshop2, The book - recommended reading
- 2005-04-15: Lecture 3-4, Workshop1
- 2005-04-11: Updated, some
corrections, new schedule.
- 2005-04-05: This page
"How do I apply for this course?"
1. Contact the Course Coordinator to check if there are places
2. Contact your "Studievägledning" to register for the course.
Please note that course admission is
limited to 40 students.
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Formal prerequisites for the course is 2D1490 or equivialent, please
contact the course coordinator if you did not attend 2D1490. Unix
This years exam will be in D41, Monday 2005-05-30 from 08:00am to
When the written exam is corrected, the results will be placed in /info/ipro2-05.
Here are some former exams in Swedish.
Preexam from year 2000
Exam 2004-05-24 PDF-File
Grades and Main course
Look at Studiehandbokstexten
(swedish) or Study
Workshops (in Swedish:
The course contains 8 official workshop hours (four
sessions). These workshops are mandatory, i.e. they are worth one
point/credit. The student must attend at least three of the four
sessions to get credit for the course.
The labs are mandatory and worth two points. To
get credit for the course all of the labs must be completed during the
lab sessions. If you cannot attend a lab session please
contact the course coordinator well in advance.
Your results will be registered in the res
-system where you can find notes about which occations are
completed in workshops and labs. You will need an account at NADA in
order to use the res-system.
- Lab 1: Introduction to EBGP
- Lab 2: Policy Routing
- Lab 3: Introduction to IBGP
- Lab 4: Loadbalance
- Lab 5: Peer-groups
- Lab 6: Route-reflectors
- Lab 7: Communities (last lab)
Extra material for the labs, handed out during the first lab session.
- Cribsheets including
- Workstation related
- Router related
- BGP case studies Tutorial by Sam Halabi
RFCs about BGP
- Halabi Sam (2001): Internet
Routing Architectures. Cisco Press ISBN: 1-57870-233-X. This book
covers BGP in theory and practice on a Cisco router.
- Chapter 1-4, overview
- Chapter 5-10, important
- Chapter 11, recommended for the labs
- Chapter 12, important
- Besides this book, the following RFCs (1771, 1772, 1773, 1774,
1966, 2439, 2796, 2858, 2918, 3065, 3345, 3392) contain
required reading. They are
linked further down in this text.
- For the exam: Besides the book, RFCs and material handed out
the course, you should consider the lessons learned during the labs.
The RFC-Editor and the RFC Search Engine
- RFC 1771 A
Border Gateway Protocol 4 (BGP-4)
- RFC 1772
Application of the Border Gateway Protocol in the Internet
- RFC 1773
Experience with the BGP-4 protocol
- RFC 1774 BGP-4
- RFC 1966 BGP
Route Reflection, an alternative to full mesh IBGP
- RFC 2796
Route Reflection - An Alternative to Full Mesh IBGP
- RFC 1997
- 1998 An Application of the BGP Community Attribute in
- 2042 Registering New BGP Attribute Types
- 2270 Using a Dedicated AS for Sites Homed to a Single Provider
- 2385 Protection of BGP Sessions via the TCP MD5 Signature Option
- 3562 Key Management Considerations for the TCP MD5
- RFC 2439
BGP Route Flap Damping
- 2545 Use of BGP-4 Multiprotocol Extensions for IPv6
- 2547 BGP/MPLS VPNs
- RFC 2858 Multiprotocol
Extensions for BGP-4
- RFC 2918 Route
Capability for BGP-4
- RFC 3065
Autonomous System Confederations for BGP
- 3107 Carrying Label Information in BGP-4
- 3221 Commentary on Inter-Domain Routing
- RFC 3345 Border
Gateway Protocol (BGP) Persistent Route Oscillation
- RFC 3392
Capabilities Advertisement with BGP-4
If you have any interesting links related to this course, please mail
me and I can add them to this page.
Some books about BGP
- Halabi Sam (2001): Internet
Routing Architectures, Cisco Press ISBN: 1-57870-233-X, Course
- Zhang, Bartell (2004): BGP Design and
Implementation, Cisco Press ISBN: 1-58705-109-5, This book focus
is on designing BGP enterprice networks and service provider networks.
It covers some of Halabis meaterial but gives deeper understandning for
- Iljitsch van Beijnum (2002): BGP, O'Reilly
ISBN: 0-596-00254-8, A practical handbook that covers BGP in general.
- John W. Stewart III (1999): BGP4,
Addison-Wesley ISBN: 0-201-37951-1, This book is becoming outdated but
covers the main topics about BGP.
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