ICT Training at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras
Published: 18 Jun 2007
In June 2007, IT +46 has been working with the DEGT at UNAH (Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Honduras), Tegucigalpa in Honduras. During the visit an advisory assistance and hands-on training in general ICT services was carried out.
A concrete outcome of the work was the implementation of a dedicated radio link between the University main campus and the Faculty of Medical Sciences.
UNAH is the largest university in Honduras with 8 campuses and 90,000 students.
During a two week long intensive training period, the following areas were targeted:
- Planning and implementation of dedicated radio link between the DEGT and the Faculty of Medical Sciences.
- Planning and configuration of the radio equipment to install another three radio links.
- Wired connections for three premises in the Faculty of Medical Sciences to the Internet.
- Audit and review of the existing infrastructure at the University including their current Internet services.
- Mail system upgrade to stop unsolicited mail and viruses.
- Wireless training including two practical laboratories.
- Basic services training including installation and replication of GNU/Debian systems.
- Design and installation of GNU/Debian Mirror repository.
- Course material CD including 52 PDF documents.
- General advice for hardware requirements including wireless equipments and console servers.
This work is a part of a three year long project, sponsored by SIDA and coordinated by SPIDER, that targets the deployment of an ICT Infrastructure at the National University of Honduras (UNAH) that includes design of Infrastructure, development of an ICT Master Plan and ICT Policy and the implementation of selected parts of the ICT-Master Plan.