TIRM01: Internet Resource Management

1 day
Level of Study


This tutorial introduces, highlights, and explains the essentials of Internet resource management. It focuses on understanding the structures, processes, procedures, and policies involved in requesting, allocating, and managing IPv4 and IPv6 Internet addresses and Autonomous System (AS) numbers.

The course also includes aspects of the APNIC Whois Database, Reverse DNS delegations, and the MyAPNIC address management tool.

Target audience

This course is targeted at IT professionals who are responsible for administering and managing Internet resources, DNS operations, and data networks in general, as well as those interested in an overview or update of address management practices.


It is assumed that participants have some understanding of networking fundamentals.

Course outline

  • Introduction to APNIC
  • Internet registry policies
  • Requesting IP addresses
  • IP address management
  • APNIC Whois Database
  • Autonomous System Numbers (ASNs)
  • Reverse DNS delegations
  • IPv6 overview

Other requirements

Participants are advised to bring their own laptop computers with high-speed Wi-Fi (802.11a/g/n/ac) and administrative access to system. It is also recommended that laptops have Intel i5 or i7 processor, >=8GB of RAM and 30GB of free hard disk space.