Solved

Network Monitoring tool

Posted on 2009-07-08
6
263 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-07
I would like to know is there some free network monitoring tool which can be used to detect network devices node down alerts.

It should be a free tool like MRTG. It should be capable of detecting if any network device goes down or unreachable & alert e-mail should be generated.
0
Comment
Question by:SrikantRajeev
6 Comments
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:rcflyr
ID: 24810348
I use Nagios (http://nagios.org/)

A lot of people in here like groundwork (http://www.groundworkopensource.com/)
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:SrikantRajeev
ID: 24810565
if i install nagios in windows platform will it give me the same features like installing in linux
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:mhill483
ID: 24810760
Have a look at Spiceworks. www.spiceworks.com .You may find what you need there.
0
Windows Server 2016: All you need to know

Learn about Hyper-V features that increase functionality and usability of Microsoft Windows Server 2016. Also, throughout this eBook, you’ll find some basic PowerShell examples that will help you leverage the scripts in your environments!

 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:SrikantRajeev
ID: 24811479
thanks for your reply. Let me ckeck spiceworks .
0
 
LVL 32

Accepted Solution

by:
Kamran Arshad earned 500 total points
ID: 24811848
Hi,

There are plenty of options available. You may check out the below solutions;

Propriety-NMS            

SolarWinds Orion      www.solarwinds.com      Propriety
WhatsupGold      www.whatsupgold.com      Propriety
Observer      www.netinst.com      Propriety
Adventnet OP Manager      www.adventnet.com      Propriety
Overseer      www.overseer-network-monitor.com      Propriety
ServerAlive      www.woodstone.nu      Propriety
CommView      www.tamos.com      Propriety
AirMagnet      www.airmagnet.com      Propriety
MonitorMagic      www.tools4ever.com      Propriety

Open-Source NMS            

Ntop      www.ntop.org      LAMP based NMS
Bandwidthd      bandwidthd.sourceforge.net      LAMP based NMS
Nagios      www.nagios.org      LAMP based NMS
Hyperic HQ      www.hyperic.com      LAMP based NMS
Etherape      etherape.sourceforge.net      LAMP based NMS
MRTG      oss.oetiker.ch/mrtg      RRDTool
Cacti      www.cacti.net      RRDTool

Explaining the above list, If you can pay then Orion IP monitor from solarwinds, Adventnet OP Manager or WhatsUpGold are decent options. If you want to build some free open-source solution, then have a look at Cacti, Nagios or NTop.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:SrikantRajeev
ID: 31601406
thanks
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Can't Get Newly Installed Network Adapter To Run 20 46
Prevent DDOS attack 16 74
Nexus OS - OSPF Command 3 55
integration of incident management and linking to CMDB 1 42
This article is in response to a question (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Networking/Network_Management/Network_Analysis/Q_28230497.html) here at Experts Exchange. The Original Poster (OP) requires a utility that will accept a list of IP addresses …
As companies replace their old PBX phone systems with Unified IP Communications, many are finding out that legacy applications such as fax do not work well with VoIP. Fortunately, Cloud Faxing provides a cost-effective alternative that works over an…
Get a first impression of how PRTG looks and learn how it works.   This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users.
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…

773 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