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WhatsUp Gold for engineers

A 2 day
HANDS ON
training course

WhatsUp Gold training course description

A hands on course focusing on network management using WhatsUp Gold.

Key outcomes from this course

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
  • Discover devices using WhatsUp Gold.
  • Use WhatsUp Gold.
  • Poll and monitor devices using WhatsUp Gold.
  • Create Alarms, alerts and reports.
  • Diagnose faults using WhatsUp Gold.
  • Administrate a WhatsUp Gold system.

WhatsUp Gold training course details

Who will benefit:
Technical staff working with WhatsUp Gold.
Prerequisites:
None.
Duration:
2 days

Training approach

This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.

Overall ratings for this course:

Course review


"Hard concepts were explained very simply."
J. S., Framestore CFC
"Excellent presentation - very good course structure."
B. M., London Internet Exchange

WhatsUp Gold training course contents


Getting started with WhatsUp Gold
Starting WhatsUp Gold, manual discovery, automatic discovery, controlling IP discovery, mapping network devices.
Hands on: Using WhatsUp Gold.

Agents
Configuring Cisco devices for SNMP support, communities, traps, syslog. MIBs.
Hands on: Device discovery. Adding devices. Customising maps.

Using WhatsUp Gold
Polling, obtaining MIB information, MIB walking, Active monitors, critical monitors, passive monitors.
Hands on: Monitoring devices. Groups. MIB walking. SNMP trap monitor. Syslog monitor.>

Alarms
Actions, Alert centre, thresholds, actions on events.
Hands on: Using the alert centre. Web tools.

Reports
Creating reports, automatic reports, customising reports.
Hands on: Performance reports. Graphs.

Administration
Users, backups, the database.
Hands on: Adding a user. Backups.

Why Choose Us

SNT trainers score an average of over 90% on the three main areas of:
  • Ability to teach
  • Technical knowledge
  • Answering questions
“Excellently presented by a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic trainer.” P.D. General Dynamics

We limit our maximum class size to 8 delegates; often we have less than this. This ensures optimal interactivity between delegates and instructor.
"Excellent course. The small class size was a great benefit…" M.B. IBM

We write our own courses; courseware does not just consist of slides and our slides are diagrams not bullet point text. A typical chapter provides clearly defined objectives with a chapter overview, slides with text underneath, a quiz at the end to check the learning of the students. Hands on exercises are at the end and are used to reinforce the theory.

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