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ross13 used Ask the Experts™
Any good free software tools that i can point at our internal switches to get the CPU load and memory usage.

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Not free, but PRTG is free for up 100 sensors and easy to setup, so maybe that could do it easily (switch number dependent).

You have more here and here

Depending on which Cisco switch you have there may be a Cisco network Assistant app available.
It will provide a lot of information
Ian ArakelNetwork Lead: Data and Security
Top Expert 2016

Hi Ross,

I would recommend you to use Cacti.
It is an amazing tool.
Senior infrastructure engineer
Top Expert 2012
PRTG and CNA are nice ones. You could also have a look at and

Some of those free tools are quite handy sometimes.

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