Tutorial

btNOG8: Network Management and Monitoring (NMM) live eTutorial

Start
13:00 - 20 October 2021
End
19:30 - 20 October 2021
Location
Time shown in UTC +10:00

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Synopsis

The objective of this tutorial is to introduce Network Management and Monitoring concepts by giving an overview of Network fundamentals, Linux fundamentals and exploring some of the Free Open Source Software (FOSS) tools that can be utilized for Network Management and Monitoring.

For more information and to register please visit: https://nog.bt/

Target audience

Engineers, Network Managers and Operators, and Security policy makers who are interested in Network Management and Monitoring and want to gain an understanding of how to utilize various tools to improve network telemetry

Prerequisites

It is assumed that participants have a basic understanding of:

  • network operations, Internet technologies, OSI reference model and TCP/IP.
  • Basic command line (CLI) skills.

We recommend the following Academy courses be completed before the start of the tutorial:

Course outline

  • Introduction to NMM
  • Log management and Time series database
  • Ticketing systems and documentation

Other requirements

  • Participants are advised to bring their own laptop computers with high-speed Wi-Fi (802.11a/g/n/ac) and administrative access to system. It is also recommended that laptops have Intel i5 or i7 processor, >=8GB of RAM and 30GB of free hard disk space.
  • Software: SSH Client, Telnet Client, VirtualBox/VMware
  • Confirm Secure SHell (SSH) is allowed from the office or home network to access the lab infrastructure? Test ssh connectivity, try to connect to route-views.routeviews.org. For example from the CLI type: ssh rviews@route-views.routeviews.or