Advanced Routing Workshop

NREN Design and Peering as part of the UbuntuNet Connect 2012 Meeting

Dates: November 10-14, 2012
Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Host: TERNET (Tanzanian Education and Research Network)
Venue: Kunduchi Beach Hotel & Resort

Five day hands-on technical workshop focused on peering design and routing techniques for Research Education Networks (RENs).

This is a workshop in association with the UbuntuNet Connect 2012 Meeting held en Dar es Salaam, Tanzania from November 15-16, 2012.

Workshop Goals

  • Train network engineering staff from universities and research institutes in eastern and southern Africa on how to build a scalable routing infrastructure to strengthen and expand the regional REN of the UbuntuNet Alliance, in partnership with the AfricaConnect project.
  • Learn how to design robust campus networks, understand different REN models and gain hands-on experience with internal routing, inter-domain peering and traffic policies.
  • Strengthen the human network of the research and education community in developing national and regional cyberinfrastructure in Africa.


  • Knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and layer 2 and layer 3 network basics

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