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.ng CCTLD

Opportunities for Computer
Professionals


Ope Odusan

Chief Operating Officer

Nigerian Internet Registration
Association

oodusan@nira.org.ng

http://www.nira.org.ng

Tel: 0808 208 2766

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Presentation Overview

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NiRA Introduction


NiRA Corporate Structure


Registrar Function


Role of ccTLD


Domain Name System and .ng CCTLD
Overview


Technical Overview


Business and Career Opportunities for
Computer Professionals




.
ng is Nigeria’s country code, and implicitly,
a Nigerian identity
on the
internet.


This
important national resource is managed by Nigeria Internet Registration
Association (NIRA)


The Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA) was founded on March
23, 2005 as a stakeholder
-
led organisation, charged with the management of
the nation's Country Code Top Level Domain Name (ccTLD), .ng..



NiRA's establishment was the end of a long period of inactivity and dispute on
the appropriate management of this important National Resource.
Coordinated by the National Information Technology Development Agency
(NITDA). Stakeholders within Nigeria’s Internet community participated in its
formation
.


Our Current Executive President is Mrs Mary Uduma who heads the
8
members executive board and Dr. Adeola Odeyemi, Chairman, 9 Member BOT.



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NiRA
-
Background

NIRA Structure



General Assembly


9 BOT



8 Executive Board Members



8 Permanent Staff



Committees


Technical and Standards


Establishment and Finance


Domain Policy and Auction


Communication and Publicity


Accreditation & Evaluation

NIRA is a Not
-
For
-
Profit , Multi
-

stakeholder, Membership based
Organization.

NIRA Registrars

NIRA



8

Platinum Registrars



7 Silver Registrars



22 Standard Registrars

Any Registered Company Globally can
become a Registrars , we have 6 foreign
registrars .





ccTLD

Registry


trustee for delegated
ccTLD

(ICANN
-
> NITDA
-
> NIRA (Multi stake
holder association)


Duty to serve local community


Performing domain allocation function in term of DNS


Duty to serve global community


ccTLD

registry Role


Two core functions


Entering and maintaining data into database (Data Entry Function)


Maintaining and ensuring upkeep of name
-
server for the
ccTLD

(name server function)


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Role and Function of a
ccTLD



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Domain Name System and .
ng

Registry
Overview

What is a Domain Name ?

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In the Beginning ……


US Defence Dept. DARPA Project started the Internet.


Computers use Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
-

Internet Protocol
(IP) Addresses to Communicate.


Humans Prefer letters. IP 108.163.163.202 is much more difficult than
domain name : odusan.name.ng, hence the birth of Domain Name
System (DNS).


Domain Name is an
identification string

that defines a realm of
administrative autonomy
, authority or
control
on the internet.


A Domain Name represent an Internet Protocol resource.


Domain Name are organized in subordinate levels (subdomains) of the
DNS Root domain. Top Level Domain (TLDs) represent the first level, this
include generic top
-
level domains (gTLD) i.e. .com, .net, etc and the
country code top
-
level domains ccTLD like .ng





A domain name provides you a unique identity on the internet


It affords you a virtual global presence round the
clock (Need a Sales
Person)


A domain Name is a very good tool for branding (for Business users)


Secure electronic communication


Wealth Creation


E
-
Commerce


Job Creation


Ideas For Business


Domain
Brokerage (Big Business For Domain
Enterprenuers
)


Investment
opportunity (Domain Real Estate Business Development)


Personal
and Professional Promotion (.phd.ng, .cpn.ng etc.


Pay Per Click Revenue from keyword domains



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Why Register a Domain Name ?

Global Domain Registration

The .ng Registry Design

NIRA



3R Registry Model


Public WHOIS server on port
43


Public WHOIS web interface



EPP interface for the
registrars



Escrow backup with Cocca



Stealth Primary Server



SSH with user & IP
restrictions

The .ng ccTLD network Architecture

NIRA



The registry


CentOS Linux


Cocca registry software (web & EPP)


PostgreSQL Data Base software


Bind DNS software


Primary Stealth DNS


Nsa.nic.net.ng


Open BSD


Bind DNS Software



NMS


Tembria Server Monitor & Nagios



S
tandby Router & Switch



Redundant Network
Backbone








Secondary Name Servers

NIRA



ns1.nic.net.ng 194.0.1.29 I



Internet Computer Bureau


ns2.nic.net.ng 204.61.216.40



WoodyNet (PCH)


ns3.nic.net.ng 208.78.70.93



Dynamic Network Services


ns4.nic.net.ng 204.13.250.93



Dynamic Network Services


nsa.nic.net.ng 41.222.79.3



Nigeria


nsb.nic.net.ng 72.167.122.8



GoDaddy.com


Registry Power Design



Motorized Automatic
Voltage Regulators (AVR) for
each power source


Double Power source



Dual Automatic Transfer
Switch (ATS)



Multiple Power packs in
each equipment



Remote monitoring of
power, with ability
shutdown devices remotely

Network Monitoring

NIRA

Business and Career Opportunities for
Computer Professionals

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The structure of the .ng Registry and the availability of
characters and figures afford certain advantages. i.e.
9jafashion.com.ng vs fashion.com


The possibility of introducing new second level domains to
serve specific trades or interest groups. i.e. .sch.ng


The potential of exploiting the diverse languages in Nigeria to
create personalized domains.


Register your name as your domain i.e.
odusan.name.ng


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Opportunities in Domain Name Business

.ng
Unique

Features
-

Registrar Business

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Broadband Drivers


Email (SMTP)


VOIP


(SIP
-
Session Initiation Protocols)


Dial A Domain


ENUM
(Domain Name and Telephone numbers)
-
ENUM unifies
traditional telephony and next
-
generation IP networks


Imagine your phone number to be your.name.ng DOMAIN NAME.


SMS (Short Message Service), Email
-
to
-
SMS Gateway


WAP, MMS


(HTTP)


Hypertext Protocol


FTP (File Transfer Protocols)


H264 (video compression) and IPTV


MP3 (Audio)


Jpeg (Image)


Digital Content
-
More Uploads, Less
Downloads

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Electronic
Numbering (ENUM) is a protocol developed by the
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) to allow the Public
Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) and the Internet to
interoperate.


ENUM allows telephone numbers to be resolved to URLs using a
Domain Name System (DNS)
-
based architecture. By placing
telephone numbers into the DNS, ENUM can facilitate
interoperability for a wide range of applications including Voice
over IP (VoIP), video, presence, and instant messaging
.


DOMAIN NAME

The Next Telephone ‘Number’

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The
single gateway model is simple:

A
PSTN / IP gateway maintains a mapping between IP and

E.164 addresses

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The VoIP Gateway Model


E
-
Commerce begins with a Domain Name


Security of Web Transactions through Certificate
Authority via SSL/https


Protection of Trademarks and other Intellectual
properties (integration with CHIP Platform)


Robust and growing Mobile phone network


Rapid adoption of electronic payment


Stable and Reliable Source for Foreign Currency



NiRA
-
Platform

for E
-
Commerce in
Nigeria


Job Avenues for IT Professionals (Networking, Software
Development, Mobile App Developers, Hardware
Design and Engineering)


Job Creation by IT Entrepreneurs


Job Creation Engine for local software and content
developers


Tax

Incentives for Companies currently not using .ng
Domain to switch to .ng Domain (Potential to create
jobs for unemployed graduates)


NiRA
-

Engine of Growth

Content is King
-

The main driver of the
Internet growth is content. Content in the form of Applications
like Email, VOIP, Web, Blog, Facebook, Video etc.

Government Services
on .ng Domain name like ePayment
of salary, application forms for Government services etc. will
encourage faster adoption of Broadband services.

In the very near future, there will be no need to dial a phone
number, just
dial a domain name.


It all starts with a DOMAIN NAME. Get YOURS today !


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Content Producers



Partnering with CPN


CPN Member is part of NiRA Executive
Board


Partnering with Nigeria Computer Society


NCS Member part of NiRA Executive Board

These collaboration helps create awareness and ultimately will
help the adoption of .ng Brand by Nigerians
.


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Promoting .ng



Determine the name and extension you want to register
under. i.e. .com.ng, .org.ng or .name.ng etc.


Choose any of the NiRA Accredited Registrars via our
website
http://www.nira.org.ng



Search for availability of your chosen name.



If name is available, proceed with Registration.


Relax Now, You are now DOT. NG


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How Do I Proceed ?