UNIX SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION WORKSHOP FOR SENEGALES WOMEN ENGINEERS, DAKAR, SENEGAL (21ST – 25TH OCTOBER, 2013)
The African Network Operators Group (AfNOG ) invites women engineers from Senegal to participate in an intensive Unix System Administration workshop.
Workshop Goals and Outline
Overall objective: After attending this track, participants will be 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 participants who are technically competent but may have had little or no prior exposure to the Unix environment. In addition they will be taught 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
Who should apply
All Senegalese and West Africa women engineers, Software Developers and Systems Administrators with a desire to get Unix Administration skills. The Workshop is largely funded however Participants will be required to contribute $200.00 or its equivalent in CFA to cover some of the costs.
Experience in managing PCs and installing software (such as installing the 'Windows' operating system), but not necessarily Unix. Some prior Unix/Linux experience would be of great benefit.
Language of instruction will be French, however there will be Bi-Lingual Instructors in attendance.
Complete the application form attached and return it to: email@example.com. Please ensure that you submit your application in time and fully completed. Selections will be on a competitive basis.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
The applications close on 13th September 2013. Applications received after this date will not be considered.
For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org