The Network Management System course provides theory and hand-on training about Microwave Networks’ Network Management System (NMS). The course includes classroom lectures and practical exercises. During the course technicians will use the Element Manager to configure, monitor, and trouble shoot radios. 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, technicians will understand the Network Management System and work with the Element Manager to configure, provision, and troubleshoot Proteus radios.

Target Audience

The Network Management System course is designed for technical staff responsible for configuring, monitoring, controlling, and troubleshooting Microwave Networks Proteus radios.


Technical staff should have an understanding of basic microwave systems operations and telecommunications systems.  

Technicians must bring a modern laptop PC with the following minimum specifications:


Intel 1 GHz



2 GB



5 GB


Operating Systems

Windows 7, 2008R2, Vista, 2003, XPsp2


Class Size:


Course Duration:

1 day


Stafford, TX or customer location



Materials Provided:

Digital and hardcopy manuals, Element Manager, and course presentations (USB)

Course Topics

Network Management Overview

  • Element Management System (EMS)
  • Command Line Interface (CLI)
  • Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)

Console Set Up and Displays

  • PC Set Up And Configuration
  • User Interface
  • Graphical and Tabular Displays
  • Network Mapping

Radio and Device Management

  • Radio and Device Access and Settings
  • TDM and Ethernet Services
  • Proteus Configurations
  • Backup

Network Performance Supervision

  • Managing Tasks and Events
  • Polling
  • Baseline Variables
  • Monitoring Radio and Device Status

Fault Detection & Management

  • Threshold Alarms
  • Alarm Alerts: E-Mail, Page, SMS


  • Event Logs
  • Scheduling Network Reports

NMS User Administration

  • Managing NMS Users
  • Tablet and Smartphone Clients

Practical Exercises

  • Configuring
  • Troubleshooting

Microwave Networks Support Services

  • NMS Support Services

Network Operation Center (NOC) Service Levels

 Download PDF – Network Management System Training