Syllabus

Introduction

  • Introduction to the course
  • Architecture of network devices


Routing

  • Routing (theory)
  • RIP (version 1, 2 and ng)
    • Captures and analysis of RIP traffic (auto-learning, optional)
  • IGRP and EIGRP
  • OSPF (version 2 and 3)
    • Captures and analysis of OSPF traffic (auto-learning)
  • BGP
    • Examples of BGP routing outages (optional)
  • Internet: peering and transit


Software


Seminars

Slides are available on the POLITO teaching portal.

  • A. Casalegno, L. Cicchelli, M. Durando (TOPIX), TOPIX: the Turin Internet Exchange (Jan 9, 2020)
  • G. Ferraris (TIM), The evolution of the core network for a telco operator (Jan 15, 2020)

Exercises

  • Routing protocols
  • Software networking


Labs

  • Getting started
    • Introduction to networking labs with GNS3
    • Basic IP configuration on Cisco routers
    • Basic IP routing configuration on Cisco routers
  • Lab 0 (optional)
    • RIPv2 routing protocol
  • Lab 1: OSPF
    • OSPF routing protocol (single area)
    • OSPF routing protocol (multiple areas)
  • Lab 2: BGP routing protocol
  • Lab 3: HTTP traffic processing
  • Lab 4: Service chaining