Tashi Phuntsho

Internet Network Specialist

Tashi Phuntsho has experience in IP and transmission network design, operation, and maintenance having worked as a transmission engineer (since 2003) and IP core network engineer (since 2005) for more than a decade.

9.00 - 17.00 Workshop

Workshop 19-23 Sep

Routing Infrastructure and Security Operations Workshop

Goals / objectives

This five-day training course teaches the skills required for the configuration of scalable and secure routing, as well as best practice operation of the networks making up today's Internet.

Participants in this course will learn more about:


  • BGP Best Practices, including Aggregation
  • BGP Multihoming techniques (redundancy and load balancing)
  • BGP Communities as used by Network Operators
  • BGP Security Operations Best Practices
  • Remotely Triggered Black Hole Filtering
  • Unicast Reverse Path Forwarding
  • Route Origin Validation using the RPKI 


Workshop participants must be currently using BGP in their network, or planning to deploy BGP on existing external connections.

Workshop participants must be proficient with a router command line interface, have a good understanding of OSPF or IS-IS, as well as experience with using BGP in an operational network.

This workshop is not an introduction.

The lab exercises use Cisco IOS configuration syntax.

Participants must also have reviewed the Video Tutorials at learn.nsrc.org, specifically those covering:


Technical Requirements


Participants laptops/PCs must have:

  • a modern web browser installed (Chrome/Firefox/Safari/Opera)
11:30-13:00 Conference

Conference 18th Sep

Technical Updates 1

  • State of IPv6 in Mongolia - Bayar Batjargal (Member Services Officer at APNIC)
  • IPv6 Deployment of Unitel - Munkhbat Gansukh (Manager of Data Unit at Unitel Group)
  • IPTV Router High availability - Munkh-Orgil Tarvaa (Senior Engineer at Skymedia LLC)
  • Fiber optic Project - Myagmarsuren Bataa (Manager of Support Team at Mobinet LLC)
  • Securing Internet Routing - The Puzzle Pieces - Tashi Phuntsho (Network Engineer and Trainer at NSRC)
  • On LEOs and Starlink - Geoff Huston (Chief Scientist at APNIC)