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are there any good 3rd party programs to monitor my 20 servers? monitor event viewer, disk size, etc..
 i heard power admin is good. anyone heard of anything else ? or does windows come with a nice utility?
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The free version does either 10 or 20 servers. I am not sure which, but you could try it before you buy it.
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by:Brum07
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If they are HP servers you could try HP Systems Insight Manager;

http://h18000.www1.hp.com/products/servers/management/hpsim/index.html

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by:cpottercpotter
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I often recommend the free spiceworks: http://www.spiceworks.com/home/day.php
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by:SysExpert
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Big brother or Xymon are both excelet.

there are some open Source options integrated with NAGIOS also

Groundworks I think

I hope this helps !
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I use Nagios - it's worth a try, free and easy to get going quickly - comes with lots of presets.

Steve :)
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