Date: 25-27 May 2022
Venue: Bangkok, Thailand


  • 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 utilised for Network Management and Monitoring.

Target Audience

  • This course is designed for engineers, network managers and security professionals who are interested in Network Management and Monitoring and want to gain an understanding of how to utilise various tools to improve network telemetry.


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:

Tutorial topics

  • Introduction to NMM
  • Fundamentals of Networking
  • Fundamentals of Linux
  • SNMP Fundamentals
  • Round-robin Database (RRD) Tool
  • Log management and time series database
  • Flow monitoring
  • Network documentation

Other requirements

  • Face to face - 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.org
  • Attendees must have an APNIC Academy login account. If you don't have one already, you can create an account for free at https://academy.apnic.net/
  • Please test the speed of your Internet connection to the servers where the Virtual Machines (VMs) are hosted at the Learn on Demand data centres, using the speed test tool at https://www.learnondemandsystems.com/speedtest/

Workshop Items

  • Agenda (includes links to presentations and schedule)
  • Trainers: Sheryl (Shane) Hermoso (APNIC), Wita Laksono (APNIC), Md Abdul Awal (APNIC)
  • nmm-20220525-th.txt
  • Last modified: 2022/04/22 00:12
  • by awal