Set up Internal IP Network Infrastructure NMS

5000 people affected
60 people managed
12 month project

Project Description

Planned and Implemented two monitoring systems. One for monitoring internal IP Core, Distribution and Access Devices, Servers, Selected Services and Applications.  Over a thousand devices and hundreds of thousands of item were monitored.

The second NMS monitored Corporate customer services and customers can be granted access to monitor their services. Expected to scale out and monitor tens of thousands of devices and millions of items.

Lessons Learned

I would do it the same, except I would go with postgreSQL from the beginning instead of MysQL or it's variants.

Highlights

ahead of schedule
under budget
support from colleagues

Difficulties

management had to be convinced
equipment incompatibility
steep learning curve
large no. of people impacted

Technical Skills Used

  • Operating Systems
  • Network and Systems Configuration
  • Troubleshooting
  • Database Administration
  • Web Applications Deployment
  • Network Monitoring
  • Network Management
  • PHP
  • HTML
  • Graphic Designing
  • Python Scripting
  • JSON
  • Dar es Salaam-6.8234939.2695
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