Workshop themes
Participants in this course will learn about :

  • The network infrastructure for research and education
  • Best practice in the design of central campus infrastructure
  • Campus design principles
  • Physical infrastructure (cabling and cabling installation)
  • Optical fibre
  • Switching (spanning tree, VLANs, L2 best practice)
  • Routing (static routing and OSPF)
  • IPv4, IPv6 and deployment of a dual-stack infrastructure
  • Choice of campus routers and switches
  • Best practice in core network operations
  • Campus security implementation and best practices
  • Acceptable use policies
  • Firewall placement monitoring
  • Implementation of sufficient instrumentation to monitor and manage the network.
  • These skills will in turn improve the usability, security and reliability of the campus network, as well as enhance the usability of the national REN to which the campus is connected, and improve connectivity and engagement with the regional R&E network community.

Details of the events areĀ here