AfNOG 2012 Network Monitoring and Management Workshop (NM-E)

Dates: May 7-11 (Monday-Friday), 2012
Venue: The Kairaba Beach Hotel, Serrekunda, The Gambia, West Africa
Course Language: English. This course available in French as NM-F.
Instructor Languages: English, Swahili, German and Spanish.


This workshop is part of the AfNOG 2012 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, or notice to instructors that you will need a workstation during class.
  • 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 6th in the afternoon at the Kairaba Beach Hotel. Last years Introductory Session is available at

Required Software in Class

Workshop Items

Network Operations

Software that was available during class

  • Cacti
    • login user: guest password: guest
    • login user: admin password: CLASS PASSWORD
  • MRTG
  • Nagios
  • NfSen
  • Request Tracker (RT)
    • login as user: sysadm password CLASS PASSWORD
  • RRDTool
    • Traffic on classroom router interfaces
  • Smokeping
  • WebSVN (RANCID router configs)
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