DrukREN-NSRC Campus Network Design, Monitoring, Management and Security Workshop

Dates: December 3-7, 2012
Location: Thimphu, Bhutan
Host: DrukNet http://www.druknet.bt/
Venue: DrukNet training hall

Five day hands-on technical workshop focused on Campus Network Design and Security

Workshop Goals

  • Train network engineering staff from universities in Bhutan on how to design, build and secure scalable and sustainable campus networks.
  • Learn current best practices in designing and building hierarchical networks using layer 2 switches and layer 3 routers, including where to route and where to switch in campus networks
  • Learn best practices and methodology for securing campus networks, including:
    • Proper monitoring
    • Proper services build-out
    • Routing, switching and access control techniques with security in mind
  • Strengthen the human network of the research and education community in developing national and regional cyberinfrastructure


  • Some Linux/UNIX experience
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP protocols and layer 2 and layer 3 network basics

Recommended Software

Workshop Items


Software available during class

The follow packages were available during class

  • Cacti
    • login user: guest password: guest
    • login as user: admin, password <class password>
  • MRTG / RRDTool
  • Nagios
  • Netdot
    • login as user: admin, password <class password>
  • NfSen
  • Observium
  • RRDTool
    • Traffic on classroom router interfaces
  • SmokePing
  • WebSVN (RANCID router configs)
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