Nestor (English)

About the course

Nestor (OCB) aims at providing an overview of the NAS device deployed in MSF. After an overview of the main NAS/Nestor components, participants will learn how to monitor and perform the backup of the data. Participants will also discover the basics of virtualization. 

Target audience

OCB Field ICT Officers and Logs in charge of IT.

Learning objectives

Participants will learn how to:

  • start a configuration from scratch
  • keep the Nestor up to date
  • monitor the cloud sync and ask for it, if not available
  • ensure Nestor back-up is correctly done
  • explain the basics of virtualization

List of contents

  • Introduction to Nestor
  • Update
  • Virtualization 
  • Backup
  • Security for NAS
  • Monitoring
  • Glossary


Self-paced e-learning.


At the end of each section there are knowledge checks and, at the end of the course content, participants will complete a quiz. You need to score 80% or more in the quiz. You will only have two attempts to complete the quiz.


A badge and certificate of completion will be issued at the end of the course.


Basic IT network knowledge is needed. 


Enrolment key is required. Participants (identified by OCB) are contacted individually and sent an enrolment key by OCB's course coordinator. 

Please contact if you have any questions.

Release and update

April 2023

OC Validation

This course is validated by OCB. 

Technical considerations

The course is available on the web only and it can be best completed on a computer, laptop or tablet. It contains links to external websites, such as myHELP to which you need to log in with MSF credentials.

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