NMIS tutorial how to get some fault and performance management

  • 2 hour tutorial or workshop
NMIS is an Open Source fault and performance management system, released in 1999 which manages network devices, servers and just about anything with an IP address.    NMIS is written in Perl and uses serveral reliable proven Open Source components, RRDTool and NET-SNMP to name a few.  NMIS is highly flexible and extensible.   The tutorial will cover the basics of NMIS and will move into how to integrate with and extend NMIS.  Given enough time we will move into extending service polling and data collection.


Keith Sinclair is the Chief Technology Officer for Opmantek a Network Management and Audit company. Keith was the author of NMIS, Network Management Information System, released as an open source network management system in 1999.

Keith has extensive experience in network management, cloud management, data centre management, architecture and optimisation of IT operational processes.

Prior to his current position Keith was an Enterprise Architect with Cisco Data Centre Practice and Operations and Network Consulting Practice from January 2007 to September 2011, returning to Cisco after spending two years as a Network Architect at Macquarie Bank responsible for network architecture and network management.

Keith received his CCIE number 3117 in October 1997, and has been awarded several patents for network management technologies. He has worked with companies all over the world on data centre architecture and design, network management systems architecture and design and network architecture and design.

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