[afripv6-discuss] Registration is now Open for AFRINIC INRM + IPv6 Training in Lagos - Nigeria | 11 - 14 Sept. 2012

Mukom Akong T. tamon at afrinic.net
Thu Aug 9 15:10:33 SAST 2012

Dear Colleagues,

We would like to inform you that registration is now open for the upcoming AFRINIC training which will take place in Lagos - Nigeria as follows:

Date:               11 - 14 Sept. 2012 
Venue:            Will be indicated to selected participants
Fees:                FREE of charge with priority given to participants from AfriNIC members
Registration:  http://learn.afrinic.net/index.php/events/event/18-onsite-afrinic-led/9-lagos-nigeria-inrm-ipv6/0 

This workshop is being hosted by the Eko-Konnect Research and Education Initiative (http://www.eko-konnect.org.ng/)

Course Deliverables | Internet Number Resources Management | 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 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.

+ 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.

Details of our INRM modules are available at http://learn.afrinic.net/index.php/learn-modules/inrm

Course Deliverables | Understanding and Deploying IPv6 | 3 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.

Details of our IPv6 modules are available at http://learn.afrinic.net/index.php/learn-modules/ipv6

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 http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads

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

     + Putty - http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.html
     + Terraterm - http://en.sourceforge.jp/projects/ttssh2/releases/

[c] The RIPE whois client freely available from http://whois.sourceforge.net

Please note that although most Linux/unix operation systems have a whois client, these do not support most of the flags used by the AfriNIC whois server.

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. Note that AfriNIC will not bear any transportation and/or accommodation costs for the participants. 


Please note that there are only 45 seats available. Registration will close automatically either when all 45 seats are booked or on the 4th September. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly and must confirm their attendance at the workshop with 48 hours or else forfeit their seats. 

Please visit our training website learn.afrinic.net for more information about our training and follow us on Twitter (@AFRINICTraining) to keep up to date.

Warm regards.

AFRINIC Training Team

Join us at AFRINIC-17 for our Public Policy Meeting in Khartoum, Sudan, on 24 – 30 November 2012

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