Time Schedule

Session 1 08:30 - 10:30
Break 10:30 - 11:00
Session 2 11:00 - 13:00
Lunch 13:00 - 14:00
Session 3 14:00 - 15:30
Break 15:30 - 16:00
Session 4 16:00 - 18:00


Name Organization Email Country
Hervey Allen NSRC hervey(at)nsrc(dot)org Chile/USA
Brian Candler NSRC brian(at)nsrc(dot)org England
Kevin Chege ISOC chege(at)isoc(dot)org Kenya
Sunday FolayanNSRC sfolayan(at)nsrc(dot))org Nigeria
Jens Kuehlers Google kuehlers(at)google(dot)com Ghana/Germany
Cleven Mmari University of Oregon cmmari(at)uoregon(dot)edu USA/Tanzania

Available reference materials here

Monday Topic Presentations Exercises Software Used
Session 1 Welcome, Introductions, Workshop Details HA PDF
Questionnaire HA PDF
Session 2 Introduction to Network Monitoring & Mgmt HA PDF
Linux for VM Usage CM PDF PDF Linux Kernel
Session 3 Cisco Configuration Basics BC PDF PDF Cisco
Session 4 SNMP JK PDF PDF net-snmp
Session 1 SNMP Continued JK
Session 2 MRTG / RRDTool HA PDF PDF MRTG RRDtool
Session 3 Cacti JK PDF In preso Cacti
Session 4 Cacti Continued JK Additional: PDF
Session 1 Nagios CM PDF PDF : TXT Nagios
Session 2 Nagios Continued CM
Session 3 SmokePing SF PDF PDF SmokePing
Session 4 Documentation, NOCs and Netdot Demo BC Documentation : PDF Netdot: PDF PDF Netdot
Session 1 Netdot continued BC
Session 2 Version Control (Subversion) JK PDF PDF Subversion
Session 3 NetFlow SF PDF Cisco NetFlow
Session 4 NetFlow / NfSen KC PDF 1: PDF 2: PDF 3: PDF NfSen
Session 1 Log Management BC PDF rsyslog: PDF Tenshi: PDF rsyslog Tenshi
Session 2 Ticketing Systems (RT) HA PDF PDF Request Tracker
Session 3 Ticketing Systems (Nagios / Cacti w/RT) HA PDF rt-mailgate
Session 4 Exam, Evals, Certificates All Exam Survey

More Materials


  • Installing Cacti from Source (with Plugin Architecture): PDF
  • Configuring Cacti Settings and Thold plugins: PDF


  • Presentation on Types of Delay: PDF
  • Example Master / Slave Configuration: PDF

Evening Sessions

Potential evening sessions include:

  • Additional Linux/UNIX System Administration
  • Overview of Virtualization Technologies
  • Cryptographic Techniques
  • PGP Key Signing Session
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