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Would Small NMS enough for my network?

Hi mates :)

I have a small network to manage and monitor.

Network active devices consist of ~10 switches and 10 WAN connections (11 routers).

All active devices are Cisco.

It seems to me CiscoWorks Small Network Management Solution 1.5.1 would be enough.

1. according to your opinion as experts, do I need to purchase HP open view network node manager and add cisco works as module?

2. My dedicated management PC is running XP. Can I install cisco SNMS on XP?

Thanks for helping :)


Cisco Employee

Re: Would Small NMS enough for my network?

I think SNMS would be more than enough for your devices. For 20 devices I don't think I would purchase HPOV, you can use the WUG which is part of SNMS for alerts.

New Member

Re: Would Small NMS enough for my network?

thanks mate but can Install SNMS on XP?

Cisco Employee

Re: Would Small NMS enough for my network?

The clients can be XP machines, but the server as to be one of the following: (SNMS 1.5.1)

Windows 2003 Server (Standard Edition) with Service Pack 13

•Windows 2003 Server (Standard and Enterprise Edition) 3.

•Windows 2000 Professional with Service Pack 4 3.

•Windows 2000 Professional and Server with Service Pack 3.