Malawi Women Engineers (AfNOG Track SA-E), Blantyre, Malawi

Dates: 31st October - 4th November 2011  

Venue: University of Malawi, College of Medicine

Workshop Goals and Outline

Overall objective: After attending this workshop, the students are able to install, upgrade, secure and competently manage the Unix operating system on standard PC hardware, and use it to provide essential Internet services on a network. It is aimed at students who are technically competent but
may have had little or no prior exposure to the Unix environment.

In addition students learn concepts such as:

• Basic Internet Protocols and how they work
• Some basic Internet services and how they function, including DNS, Web, SSH and E-mail
• Designing installations for long-term scalability of services

Photo: Workshop participants, instructors and hosts

The following countries were represented at the workshop:
Bostwana, Lesotho, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbambwe

Sponsored by:
Africa Network Operators Group (AFNOG)
Internet Society (ISOC)
Network Startup Resource Center (NSRC)
Malawi Telecommunications Ltd (MTL)
Malawi Communications Regulatory Authority (MACRA)

Hosted by:
Malawi Telecommunications Ltd (MTL)