Internet Infrastructure (II)

TRACK: Internet Infrastructure (II)

Overall objective:

After attending this track, participants should be able to;

  • Setup and manage DNS services
  • Setup and manage DHCP services
  • Setup mail services
  • Setup web services
  • Setup IM services
  • Setup AAA services(RADIUS, LDAP, SASL,AD)
  • Setup and manage gateway security (firewalls, Intrusion Detection and Prevention, UTM)
  • Carry out network management and measurement using tools like perfsonar, libreNMS, nagios
    • Who should attend:

      Technical staff who are now operating a TCP/IP network, with multi-provider connectivity. These include Network Engineers, Architects and Administrators, System Analysts, IP Engineers and Network Managers.

      Prerequisites:

      experience using TCP/IP-based networking technologies.

      The topics are expected to include:

      • Select the appropriate Layer technologies, given specific requirements
      • Understand principles of network architecture (Core, distribution & edge networks, redundancy & scalability)
      • Carry out network monitoring, optimization and capacity planning
      • Secure a network from intrusion and abuse
      • Produce an IP plan for their institutions
      • Interconnect with other networks (EGPs)
      • Setup and manage gateway security (firewalls, Intrusion Detection and Prevention, UTM)
      • Carry out network management and measurement using tools like perfsonar, libreNMS, rancid

      Content:

      configuration and operation of network backbones, including

      • Introduction and logistics
      • IP and networking basics
      • IP planning
      • Cisco router configuration
      • Static routing exercise using Unix and Cisco equipment
      • OSPF "magic" exercise
      • Dynamic routing protocols
      • Forwarding and routing simulation on paper
      • Filtering spoofed packets
      • Demonstration of packet spoofing and ingress filtering
      • Network wiring and devices
      • Basic wireless infrastructure and topologies
      • Radio link calculation, budgeting and planning
      • Wireless security
      • Resilient network design concepts