Syllabus

NOTE: current documentation refers to Academic Year 2019/2020. Likely, part of this documentation will be updated for AY 2020/21.

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