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AfNOG / AIS 2015 Network Monitoring and Management Workshop (NM-E)

Dates: May 25-29 (Monday-Friday), 2015
Venue: Tunis, Tunisia
Course Language: English. This course available in French as [ NM-F].
Instructor Languages: English, Swahili, Spanish, Yoruba


This workshop is part of the AfNOG 2015 and AIS15 workshops, tutorials, meeting and conference and is designed for engineers and system staffs at ISPs and large networks including academic networks who are involved with system management, network monitoring and management and problem response. The course is for those who need to manage diverse Network and NOC operations. Please review the Agenda to see the topics to be covered. Labs constitute about 60% of the course.


  • A laptop with wireless capability.
  • IPv4 addressing and general network concepts.
  • Knowledge of UNIX and/or Linux.

If you need assistance gaining this knowledge please be sure to attend the Unix and Networking Introduction session on Sunday, May 24th in the afternoon at the workshop venue.

Required Software in Class

Workshop Items

Network Operations


Software that was available during the workshop.

  • Cacti: Performance
  • Nagios: Availability
  • Netdot: Documentation
  • NfSen: Performance
  • Observium: Availability / Performance
  • Request Tracker: Incidents / Ticketing
  • Smokeping: Reliability
  • WebSVN: Router configs from RANCID via Web


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