Dates: 15-19 November 2021
Location: Dili, Timor-Leste

Workshop details

  • Day 1 – 15th November: Internet Routing
    • Synopsis: This workshop will cover the essentials of planning your IPv4 address space as well as teach techniques and best practices when multi-homing your network
    • Topics: Address Planning & Multihoming Techniques
  • Day 2 – 16th November: IPv6 Deployment
    • Synopsis: This workshop, will cover the IPv6 Protocol and Architecture as well as planning out your address space.
    • Topics: IPv6 Protocol Architecture, Address Structure and Deployment Planning
  • Day 3 – 17th November: Network Security
    • Synopsis: The objective of this tutorial is to compare SSL and TLS protocols by explaining various tools and strategies to enhance security for network-centric applications or communication.
    • Topics: TLS/SSL and Intrusion Detection with Honeypots
  • Day 4 – 18th November: DNS Fundamentals
    • Synopsis: The Domain Name System (DNS) is a critical part of the Internet infrastructure and the largest distributed Internet directory service. DNS translates names to IP addresses, a required process for web navigation, email delivery, and other Internet functions. This course covers the essential concepts to help you understand how DNS works, as well as practical DNS server setup guide to manage your domains.
    • Topics: DNS Overview and DNS Operations (DNS; Authoritative DNS; Reverse DNS)
  • Day 5 – 19th November: Network Management & Monitoring (NMM)
    • Synopsis: The objective of this tutorial is to introduce Network Management and Monitoring concepts by giving an overview of Network fundamentals, Linux fundamentals and exploring some of the Free Open-Source Software (FOSS) tools that can be utilised for Network Management and Monitoring.
    • Topics: Introduction to NMM and RRDtool fundamentals

Target Audience

  • Technical staff interested in to learning or refreshing their knowledge on key internet practices relating to: Internet Routing; IPv6; Network Security; DNS; and Network Management and Monitoring.


  • It is assumed that the workshop participants have a working knowledge of an OSPF/IS-IS and BGP fundamentals, along with know how to use a router command line interface.
  • This workshop is an introduction, but some prior knowledge is expected. The lab exercises use Cisco IOS configuration syntax.

We recommend the following Academy courses be completed before the start of the tutorial:

Other Requirements

  • Hardware: Participants are advised to bring their own laptop computers with high-speed Wi-Fi (802.11a/g/n/ac) and administrative access to system. It is also recommended that laptops have Intel i5 or i7 processor, >=8GB of RAM and 30GB of free hard disk space.
  • Software: SSH Client, Telnet Client (PuTTy)

Workshop Items

  • Agenda (includes links to presentations and schedule)
  • Instructors: Dave Phelan (APNIC), Sheryl (Shane) Hermoso (APNIC), Tashi Phuntsho (APNIC), Warren Finch (APNIC)
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