Check out the new USENIX Web site.
7th USENIX Tcl/Tk Conference
Home  | At a Glance  | Register  | Tutorials  | Technical Sessions  | Organizers  | Hotel & Travel  | Activities

M3am Network Management with Scotty  [Tutorials at a Glance]  [PDF format]
Cameron Laird, Phaseit, Inc.

Who should attend: Network and system administrators, managers, and programmers. This class is primarily aimed at those with networking responsibilities in search of programming technologies that will help them be more effective. Familiarity with Tcl or network management concepts is required; expertise in either is not. Participants will emerge with a wealth of specific useful scripts and resources.

Topics include:

  • How to manage your IP networks more easily
  • How to get the benefits advertised for commercial network management products with less expense and fragility
  • How to develop network management applications efficiently
Learn about the Scotty programming language and the tkined network manager built with it. This remarkable bundle of portable, open-source software both replaces and complements proprietary solutions costing tens of thousands of dollars.

The goal of the class is to make participants thoroughly comfortable with Scotty and tkined's capabilities. The method of the class is to work through several concrete operations in which Scotty boosts a network administrator's productivity. Students receive abundant documentation that helps them apply the technology to their own situations.

Cameron Laird has over two decades full-time experience in project development. He has authored several dozen magazine articles on information technology, co-authors the "Regular Expressions" column on scripting languages twice a month for SunWorld Online, and is a Contributing Editor for Linux Magazine. He organized the Scotty BOF at the 1997 Tcl Conference in Boston. His own networking code is in production at several national ISPs and government agencies.

?Need help? Use our Contacts page.
Last changed: 12 Nov. 1999 jr
Conference index
Events index