Network Monitor

Posted on 2005-05-09
Last Modified: 2008-02-01
Is there a software than can monitor the following

- Server Status
- Internet
- Exchange 2000
- Network Trafiic

and if possible

- hubs/switches

Question by:Bahres

    Expert Comment

    I am not sure about all of that but a really good Network Traffic Monitor software is Ethereal from

    You might want to check it out, I have alot of customers that use it on there networks.
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    Accepted Solution

    In short, yes.  

    For network traffic, look into MRTG - .  Otherwise HP Openview and other products should have this ability.

    System status and monitoring can be done with numerous products.  Some of the more popular are  below.

    Free, Multiplatform:
    Big Borther Network Monitor:

    Bg Sister Network Monitor


    Simple, Effective, Less than buying a car:
    What's Up

    Extensive, Expensive, More than the price of your car:
    HP Openview

    External Links to lists of products:
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    Expert Comment


    I prefer Sniffer Pro for network traffic

    for the
    - Server Status
    - DNS
    - Internet
    - Exchange 2000
    - Network Trafiic

    and if possible

    - hubs/switches

    Depends on the manufacturer of the switch, there are probably solutions that exist from them.
    Also internal switch config can be setup to send alerts and what not.

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