KENET-NSRC-IU perfSONAR Workshop and Deployment

Time Schedule

Session 1 09:00 - 10:30
Break 10:30 - 11:00
Session 2 11:00 - 12:30
Lunch 12:30 - 14:00
Session 3 14:00 - 15:45
Break 15:45 - 16:15
Session 4 16:15 - 18:00


BC Brian Candler NSRC United Kingdom brian@…
PO Patrick Okui NSRC Uganda pokui@…
SC Scott Chevalier IN@IU USA schevali@…


MONDAY Topic Presentations Exercises Software Used
Session 1 Introductions
Session 2 Intro and motivation SC PPTX
Perfsonar architecture BC whiteboard
TCP basics BC whiteboard TCP throughput formula
Session 3 KENET network overview KENET staff
Installation and Configuration BC PPTX Setup admin info and NTP
Session 4 Configure manual owamp and throughput tests
Hands On - Mesh Setup
Session 1 Graph gotchas BC Review of overnight tests; Summarisation levels
Session 1 Deployment and regular testing SC PPTX Install maddash and configure
Session 2 CLI tools SC PPTX
Session 3 Debugging Strategies PO PPTX
Session 4 Market Visit
Hands On - Mesh Interpretation
Session 1 maddash view Analysis of maddash results; debugging NIC lockup issue
Session 2 contd Network diagrams of Nakuru connectivity, analysis of interface configs
Session 3 Security and operations PO PPT
Session 4 contd / Leave for dinner
Hands On and Interpretation
Session 1 Review configuration inc force_bidirectional; choice of hostnames PO
SSH/Security clean-up/Admin user Root privileges PO KENET staff: reconfigure hostname, DNS, disable root login, ssh iptables )
Session 2 Maddash reconfiguration SC Edit and rebuild dashboard with external hosts
XML, JSON and YAML BC PDF (slides 9-13)
Direct repository access BC HTM
Nagios plugin BC contd
Session 3 Fine tuning of kenet-mesh.conf inc. "no_agent 1"
Session 4 contd
Campus Visits
Session 1
Session 2
Session 3
Session 4


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