Course Agenda


Session 1 09:00 - 10:45
Break 10:45 - 11:00
Session 2 11:00 - 13:00
Lunch 13:00 - 14:00
Session 3 14:00 - 16:00
Break 16:00 - 16:15
Session 4 16:15 - 18:15
Dinner 18:30 - ...


Name Organization Country
Hervey Allen HA NSRC Chile
Kevin Chege KC NSRC/KENET Kenya
Sunday FolayanSF SKANNET Nigeria
Jens Kuehlers JK Google Germany
Cleven Mmari CM University of Oregon Tanzania
Phil Regnauld PR NSRC Denmark


Monday Topic LeadPresentations ExercisesReferenced Software
Session I Class Introduction HA pdf
Introduction to Classroom Lab HA diagram
Session II Intro to Network Monitoring & Mgmt PR pdf
Session III Definitions & Performance Measurement PR pdf text
Session IV Cisco/HP Configuration Elements JK pdf text
Session I NOCs and Documentation HA pdf Trac
Netdot Demonstration HA/KC pdf Netdot
Session II Version Control PR pdf subversion
RANCID and SVNWeb JK pdf text RANCID
Session III SNMP JK pdf text part2-text net-snmp
Session IV MRTG and RRDTool Intro PR pdf text MRTG RRDtool
Evening Virtualization PR/HA/JJ
Session I The "Big Three"
Cacti (Performance) JK pdf in preso Cacti
Session II-III Cacti JK additional: pdf
Session IV Nagios (Availability) KC pdf text Nagios
Session I The Big Three cont.
Nagios KC
Session II Smokeping (Reliability) KC pdf text Smokeping
Session III Smokeping KC
Session IV Logging ((R)syslog, Swatch, Tenshi) PR pdf text text Syslog-ng / Swatch
Session I Ticketing Systems HA pdf pdf Request Tracker
Session II Nagios, Cacti, Smokeping & Tickets HA text
Wireless and Network Monitoring Guest*
Session III Netflow PR pdf text Cisco NetFlow
Session IV Netflow PR
Evaluations Evaluation
Exam pdf
Social Certificates

*Guest Speaker

Sebastian Buettrich, wireless expert extraordinaire, will visit class on Friday and give a short talk about Wireless Networks and how they fit in with Network Monitoring and Management.

Optional Topics

Potential topics that we could address during the week if there is time:

  • Introduction to cryptography
  • OpenNMS
  • BandwidthD

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