[AfriNIC-announce] Registration is now Open for AFRINIC INRM + IPv6 Training in Nairobi - Kenya | 28 - 31 Aug. 2012

Babusha Radhakissoon babusha at afrinic.net
Tue Aug 14 07:11:36 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 Nairobi - Kenya as

Date:             28 - 31 August. 2012
Venue:            Will be indicated to selected participants
Fees:             FREE of charge with priority given to participants
from AfriNIC members

This workshop is being hosted by TESPOK the Telecommunication Service
Providers Association of Kenya (http://www.tespok.co.ke/)

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

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

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. 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/

[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

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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