Network Operations Internship

This in an opportunity for network/systems administrators/engineers of LEARN member institutions to experience leading network technologies and best practices in network operations, maintenance and troubleshooting. The program will also provide a good understanding of operations of LEARN network and its services.

Participant will learn implementation of a campus network including configuration of distribution layer and core layer to support both IPv4 and IPv6 and then how could such a system be properly monitored and troubleshoot. Use of VOIP technologies and Multi-cast technologies over an high performance academic network will be the main objective of the program.

Venue: Network Operations Center, LEARN
Duration: 2 weeks (including Saturdays)
Class size: 5
Target group: Network/Systems administrators/engineers from LEARN member institutions
Course fee: Free of charge (per diemes will be provided for daily expenses)
Accommodation: at LEARN cost (sharing basis)
Date: 16th June to 28th June 2014
Note: Participants are requested to bring a laptop with Linux (Ubuntu or CentOS).

Participants are expected to produce a comprehensive group report at the end of the program to include what they have learned and experienced at the program and how they are going use the knowledge for the benefit of their institute and neighboring institutes. Per-dimes can be claimed after successfully completion of the program and submission of the completed report.

Program Contents

1.Setting up a campus network for IPv4 and IPv6 (2 days)
2.Network monitoring,management, measurement and troubleshooting (3 days)
3.Implementation of a IP PBX and call routing(4 days)
4.Multi-cast over high performance academic networks (2 days)

Nipuna Dayan Suduwella, University of Colombo
Thilina Pathirana, University of Kelaniya
MM Arshad, South Eastern University
Dinika Darshana Jayasuriya, University of Ruhuna
GSP Nanayakkara, University of Sri Jayawardanapura
S Brinthapan, Trincomalee Campus