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Internet Management Protocols

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About This Course

Have you ever wondered about the design process of or questioned seemingly odd choices in protocols that are the building blocks of the Internet as we know it? This MOOC module will give you a greater insight into origin of widely used network management protocols as used on the Internet.

This course discusses architectures, protocols and techniques to manage Internet systems. The architectures that are discussed range from the simplistic manager-agent model, to more advanced distributed management models. The discussion on protocols includes the Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) and the Network Configuration (NetConf) protocol. The operation of routers, switches and other Internet systems can be monitored and modified via so-called managed objects, which are organized within Management Information Bases (MIBs). This course gives an overview of the most important MIBs, as well as the syntax to define these MIBs (SMI).

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A basic understanding of layered communication protocols/systems.

Course Staff

Image Aiko Pras

Aiko Pras

Aiko Pras is Professor in the area of Network Operations and Management at the University of Twente (UT), the Netherlands. He gives many courses in Networking, including Internet Security (IntSec), Internet Management and Internet Measurements (IMM). He chairs the IFIP Technical Committee 6 on Communications Systems and the EU-FP7 Flamingo Network of Excellence on management of the Future Internet.

Image Jair Santanna

Jair Santanna

Jair Santanna is a PhD researcher at the University of Twente (finishing in mid-2017). His research aims at a thorough investigation of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks publicly offered as a paid service in the Internet, i.e., BOOTERS.

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  1. Course Number

  2. Classes Start

    May 01, 2018
  3. Classes End

    Jul 10, 2018
  4. Estimated Effort

    12 hours per week