NetLdn #16 – 11/02/21

Location: Zoom

We will once again be combining powers with our NetMcr friends for a joint meeting. We’ll be starting at the slightly later (by NetLdn standards) time of 1930hrs UTC.

The meeting will be held online using Zoom. The meeting room ID and password will be shared on the day of the event to the mailing list and on Slack.

Please set your real name in the Zoom client before joining the meeting, they will be validated for admission.

Join from 1915hrs onward, talks begin promptly at 1930hrs.

Talk 1: BGP Configuration Automation

Lots of networks are in the process of implementing a network automation stack to manage their configurations. Peering Manager can help such networks keep track of BGP sessions such as transit, IXP or private peering ones.

Presenter: Guillaume Mazoyer

Talk 2: Operating Fixed Line Last Mile Networks

No fixed line network operator in the UK has to deal with the problems that Openreach does. This is a tongue in cheek look at how I learned to appreciate Openreach, and how tough it can be to build and operate a fix line access network.

Presenter: James Bensley

After Talks: Networking for Networkers

Stay in the meeting room and have a free-for-all chit-chat about whatever is on your mind. This is a bring-your-on drinks and nibbles session.

Author: Richard Patterson

IP/MPLS Design Engineer

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