Solved

Need Utilities to Monitor and Diagnose LAN Issues

Posted on 2007-04-06
2
903 Views
Last Modified: 2010-08-05
What open source or free utilities can I use to monitor, discover, and diagnose LAN problems?  Latency is one area that I need to focus on.

LAN specs: ~50 client PCs, running mostly WinXP but a few OSX Macs, 6 servers Win2k/2003 mix with two XServes and one Irix box.


Thanks,

Ben
0
Comment
Question by:roberts0909
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 88

Accepted Solution

by:
rindi earned 250 total points
ID: 18868850
One such utility is ethereal:

http://www.ethereal.com/

or nagios:

http://nagios.org/
0
 
LVL 27

Expert Comment

by:michko
ID: 18878565
Spiceworks is another:
http://www.spiceworks.com/
0

Featured Post

Get your Disaster Recovery as a Service basics

Disaster Recovery as a Service is one go-to solution that revolutionizes DR planning. Implementing DRaaS could be an efficient process, easily accessible to non-DR experts. Learn about monitoring, testing, executing failovers and failbacks to ensure a "healthy" DR environment.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

How to set-up an On Demand, IPSec, Site to SIte, VPN from a Draytek Vigor Router to a Cyberoam UTM Appliance. A concise guide to the settings required on both devices
PRTG Network Monitor lets you monitor your bandwidth usage, so you know who is using up your bandwidth, and what they're using it for.
This video gives you a great overview about bandwidth monitoring with SNMP and WMI with our network monitoring solution PRTG Network Monitor (https://www.paessler.com/prtg). If you're looking for how to monitor bandwidth using netflow or packet s…
Monitoring a network: why having a policy is the best policy? Michael Kulchisky, MCSE, MCSA, MCP, VTSP, VSP, CCSP outlines the enormous benefits of having a policy-based approach when monitoring medium and large networks. Software utilized in this v…
Suggested Courses

617 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question