[AFRINIC-announce] Registration now open for upcoming AFRINIC INRM & IPv6 Training Course in Harare, Zimbabwe, 15 to 18 September

AFRINIC Communication comm-announce at afrinic.net
Fri Jul 31 07:12:00 UTC 2015

Dear Colleagues,

Registration is now open for the upcoming AFRINIC INRM & IPv6 Training Course which will take place in Harare, Zimbabwe

Date: 15th - 18th September 2015

Venue:  Will be communicated to selected participants.

Fees: FREE of charge with priority given to AFRINIC members

Registration link:   http://learn.afrinic.net/trp1/node/21/

Deadline for registration: 29th August 2015

This workshop is being hosted by the Postal And Telecommunications Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe

Internet Number Resources Management Fundamentals - 1 Day

Course Deliverables:

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 resources from AFRINIC.

- Describe the policy development process, its importance and how to take part in 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.

- Test their new IP address allocations

Understanding and Deploying IPv6: 3 Days

Course Deliverables:

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)

Fees and Charges:

Participation in this training workshop is FREE of charge for selected participants. Priority will always be given to participants who are AFRINIC members.

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. 

Seats and  Registration:

Please note that there are only 35 seats available and seats will be allocated following a selection process. Registration will close automatically either when all 35 seats are booked or one week before the start of the training. 

Selected candidates will be contacted directly and must confirm their attendance within 48 hours or else forfeit their seats. 

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

AFRINIC Training Team


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