Initial Registry Operations Course Details

Course Overview:
(40 hours) The Initial Registry Operations Course (IROC), course !#1 of the Registry Operations Curriculum, provides an introduction to operating a registry. Students will learn the basics of computer networking, the domain name system, registry architecture, and name server operation. Through a creative use of hands-on exercises, students will gain an operational understanding of how to install, configure and operate core components of a registry. Students will gain perspectives with real-world experience from networking with other students and through sharing of best practices.

Course Objectives:
Students will:

  • Understand the Basics of Operating a Registry
  • Understand Registry Technical and Operational Functions
  • Understand the Architecture and Core Components of a Registry
  • Install, Configure, and Operate Core Components of a Registry
  • Understand Basic Principles of Risk Management


  • There are no pre-requisites for this course

Target Audience:

  • ccTLD registry operators, technicians and administrators
  • ccTLD management desiring a technical introduction to registry operations

Time Schedule

Day 1 Topic
Session 1 Welcome, Intro, Course Infrastructure
Session 2 DNS Fundamentals
Session 3 Unix/Linux Overview, Linux Install
Session 4 Registry Architecture
Day 2 Topic
Session 5 Student (ccTLD) Presentations
Session 6 Practical SSH
Session 7 Commands, Terminals and Consoles
Session 8 Editing
Session 9 Policy Discussion
Day 3 Topic
Session 10 Permissions
Session 11 Network Architecture
Session 12 TCP/IP Networking
Session 13 Network Definitions and Tools
Day 4 Topic
Session 14 DNS
Session 15 DNS
Session 16 DNS
Session 17 DNS/Whois
Day 5 Topic
Session 18 DNS/Whois
Session 19 Hot Topics: DNSSEC, IPv6
Session 20 Hot Topics: IDN, BCPs
Session 21 Exam,Workshop Evaluation,Certificates
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