IXP Design, Implementation and Best Practices Tutorial

5 May (13:30 – 17:00, 1 days)
Rm. 202, Main Building, MICT Park, Hlaing Township.

Speaker : Sai Nyan Lynn Swe (MMIX)
Instructor: Saw Yan Paing (MMIX)


This is a technical Tutorial, made up of lecture and hands-on lab work to teach the IXP Design and Related Technologies.

Target audience

Technical staff who are now an participant of an Internet Exchange Point (IXP) or intending to participate an IXP or Operating ISP Core Networks.


  • It is assumed that the Tutorial participants have a working knowledge of an OSPF/IS-IS and BGP fundamentals, along with know how to use a router command line interface.
  • This Tutorial is not an introduction. The lab exercises use Cisco, Mikrotik and Juniper IOS configuration syntax. Participant shall choose prefer IOS.

Course outline

  • IXP Brief
  • Layer 2 Exchange Point
  • Layer 3 Exchange Point
  • Design Considerations
  • Route Collectors & Servers
  • BGP Best Practice at IXPs
  • BGP Security
  • ISP best practices
  • Peering best practices
  • Hands on Lab

Other requirements

Hardware: It is highly recommended that participants bring their own laptop computers with Wifi(b/g/n) and administrative access to system to practice the lessons learned during the Tutorials.
Software: SSH Client, Telnet Client

Maximum number of attendees

30 delegates