Internet Number Resource Management (INRM) Training

15 June, 2013 - 09:00 - 18:00


The whois database is at the core of what AFRINIC does and all number resources managed for the region are in the database. This module delves into the details of manipulating objects in the database. Upon completing this module you will be able to:

  • Create objects in the whois database
  • Modify and delete objects
  • Secure objects using PGP keys

Target Audience

  • Network engineers and architects
  • Network technicians and support staff


  • IP Addressing and subnetting.
  • The OSI model and the various protocols that operate at each layer.
  • IP routing
  • Ability to run programs on the command line

Module outline

  • Overview of the whois database - structure, objects, and attributes
  • Understanding object inter-relationships
  • Creating objects
  • Modifying objects
  • Security objects


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