23rd NMRG Meeting in Enschede (Netherlands)

The 23th NMRG meeting will be in Enschede (Netherlands) on November 8-9, 2007 and will be hosted by the University of Twente. The organizer of this meeting is Aiko Pras. The meeting is organized in cooperation with work package seven of the EMANICS project.

The meeting will take place in the room L200 in the Waaijer building. There is a Campus Map which you can download to find your way. It is possible to stay on the campus over night, either in the conference hotel Drienerburght or in a place called Logica.


The workshop will discuss ongoing work on management trace analysis and visualization as well as ongoing work on understanding the performance impact of security protocols on management protocols.


The first day will focus on presentations of ongoing work by various research groups and network management activities of (and related to) the IETF. The second day will focus on the definition of common terminology and metrics for the analysis of SNMP traces.

Thursday (2007-11-08)

13:00 Welcome and agenda bashing
Aiko Pras (University of Twente, Netherlands)
13:15 Status of draft-irtf-nmrg-snmp-measure
Jürgen Schönwälder (Jacobs University Bremen, Germany)
13:30 Performance of SNMP over SSH/TLS/DTLS
Jürgen Schönwälder (Jacobs University Bremen, Germany)
14:15 SMIng and YANG support for libsmi
Kaloyan Kanev (Jacobs University Bremen, Germany)
15:00 A Visualization Tool for SNMP Traces
Lisandro Zambenedetti Granville (UFRGS, Brazil)
15:30 Coffee Break
16:00 Detecting Periodic and Aperiodic SNMP Traffic
Gijs van den Broek (University of Twente, Netherlands)
16:45 Discussion
18:00 Wrap up of the first day
Aiko Pras (University of Twente, Netherlands)

Friday (2007-11-09)

09:00 Definition of Common Metrics and Terminology
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Definition of Common Metrics and Terminology
12:00 Lunch Break
13:00 Definition of Common Metrics and Terminology
15:00 Wrap up of the second day
Aiko Pras (University of Twente, Netherlands)

Reading List

  1. J. Schoenwaelder: SNMP Traffic Measurements, draft-irtf-nmrg-snmp-measure-01.txt, Jan 2007.
  2. Gijs van den Broek: Periodicity of SNMP Traffic, BSc. Thesis, Aug 2007.



  1. Lisandro Zambenedetti Granville, UFRGS, Brazil
  2. Olivier Festor, INRIA Lorraine, France
  3. Kaloyan Kanev, Jacobs University Bremen
  4. Krzysztof Nowak, PSNC, Poland
  5. Aiko Pras, University of Twente, Netherlands
  6. Jürgen Schönwälder, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany
  7. Sameh Bel Haj Saad, University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich, Germany
  8. Gijs van den Broek, University of Twente, Netherlands
  9. Bert Wijnen, Alcatel-Lucent