Solved

Software to monitor a windows network

Posted on 2014-04-24
4
224 Views
Last Modified: 2014-04-25
I have a need for a software app to monitor a small windows network with 12 users and a DC server and a terminal server.

It would be nice have some form of alerts and have some information on each machine, like users logged last, computer specs etc...

I do prefer open source so something with a minimal cost. I don't need anything elaborate.  

Any advice?
0
Comment
Question by:Gerhardpet
[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
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 38

Accepted Solution

by:
Hypercat (Deb) earned 500 total points
ID: 40021367
Spiceworks is free:

http://www.spiceworks.com
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:Gerhardpet
ID: 40021657
Wow I'm impressed with what Spiceworks has to offer, It seems simple too.

Thanks for the recommendation!
0
 
LVL 38

Expert Comment

by:Hypercat (Deb)
ID: 40022743
Yes, it's a great tool, relatively easy to set up and use, and you get quite a large and active community of users to help you out if you run into some issue you can't resolve.  I still use Experts Exchange more, but the more resources you have, the merrier your life as a system admin will be!
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Gerhardpet
ID: 40022779
Agreed! EE is a great day to day resource. But look forward to see how Spiceworks will add value to my daily work
0

Featured Post

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!

Question has a verified solution.

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

We recently endured a series of broadcast storms that caused our ISP to shut us down for brief periods of time. After going through a multitude of tests, we determined that the issue was related to Intel NIC drivers on some new HP desktop computers …
Ever notice how you can't use a new drive in Windows without having Windows assigning a Disk Signature?  Ever have a signature collision problem (especially with Virtual Machines?)  This article is intended to help you understand what's going on and…
With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft is pushing a Get Windows 10 icon into the notification area (system tray) of qualifying computers. There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. This two-part Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial s…
Michael from AdRem Software explains how to view the most utilized and worst performing nodes in your network, by accessing the Top Charts view in NetCrunch network monitor (https://www.adremsoft.com/). Top Charts is a view in which you can set seve…

690 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