[AfrICANN-discuss] Registration now Open for AfriNIC/6Deploy INRM + IPv6 Workshop in Gaborone - Botswana | 26 - 28 September 2011

Mukom Akong T tamon at afrinic.net
Mon Sep 5 11:02:35 SAST 2011

*With apologies for cross-posting*

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to inform you that registration is now open for the
upcoming AfriNIC/6Deploy workshop which will take place in  Gaborone -
Botswana  as follows:

[Date==]  26 - 28 September  2011
[Venue==]  To be announced to selected candidates
[Fees====]  FREE of charge with priority given to participants from
AfriNIC members
[Registration=]  http://www.afrinic.net/training/registration.htm

This workshop is being hosted by the Botswana Information Technology
Society and the Botswana Post.

Course Deliverables | Internet Number Resources Management Fundamentals
Workshop | 1 Day

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to

+ Describe the issues surrounding IPv4 depletion and the risks they pose
for the continued evolution of the Internet.

+ Make a good case for why NAT is bad and not a sustainable solution to
the problem of IPv4 address depletion.

+ Plan their IP addressing needs and apply for the resources from AfriNIC.

+ Describe the policy development process, its importance and how to
take part it it.

Course Deliverables | Local Internet Registry (LIR) Workshop | 1 Day

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

+ Describe the structure of the Whois database and its importance.

+ Identify the key objects of the Whois database and their attributes.

+ Create and manipulate objects in the Whois database.

+ Effect Whois database changes for allocations to customers.

+ Test their new IP address allocations

Course Deliverables | Understanding and Deploying IPv6 | 2 Days

At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

+ Design an IPv6 address scheme for their organisations.

+ Configure IPv6 on Windows/Mac and Linux desktop operating systems.

+ Build a routed IPv6 network using both static routing and OSPFv3.

+ Configure tunnelling techniques to allow v6-capable sites talk to
other v6 sites across a v4-only network.

+ Brainstorm solutions to issues holding back IPv6 in their organisations.

Target Audience:

Network engineers and systems administrators who understand how to
design and build IPv4 networks. Participants must already understand
topics like:

+ The OSI model and the various protocols that operate at each layer.

+ IPv4 addressing and subnetting.

+ Intra-domain routing and OSPF.

+ Fundamentals of Inter-domain routing with BGP

+ Basic network services like DHCP and DNS.

+ How to use the command line interfaces of key routing platforms (e.g
Cisco IOS)

Participants are expected to bring their own laptops which must have the
following utilities installed:

[a] Virtualbox - a virtualisation software available freely from

[b]  A telnet and/or SSH client to use to log into remote equipment. If
your operating system does not have these installed, you can download
and install the following free ones:

      + Putty -

      + Terraterm - http://en.sourceforge.jp/projects/ttssh2/releases/

Fees and Charges

Participation in this training workshop is FREE of charge and open to
our members and network operators in that priority as well as anyone
interested in understanding how to design and build IPv6 networks.

Tea and lunch will be served during the days of the workshop. However,
please note that AfriNIC will not bear any transportation and/or
accommodation costs for the participants and we also do not provide
sponsorship for the training events.


Please note that there are only 35 seats available.



Short-listed candidates will be contacted directly and must confirm
their attendance at the workshop with 48 hours or else forfeit their
seats. Registrations shall close on the 26 - 28 September  2011

For additional information, please do not hesitate to us contact by
emailing training [at] afrinic [dot] net


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