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monitoring tools

Hi,

My company network is bulid by all cisco router and switch. since there are many routers and switch.

What tools can management it most efficient?

Thanks!

Samuel

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Cisco Employee

Re: monitoring tools

Hi Sam,

There are many tools available and to name few are cisco works, hp open view, smarts etc etc.

Regards,

Ankur

New Member

Re: monitoring tools

Hi Ankur,

If i want to monitor traffic, bandwidth. which one is the best tool? do you have relative link?

Thanks!

Samuel

Cisco Employee

Re: monitoring tools

Hi Sam,

For that purpose you can go for solarwinds tools

http://www.solarwinds.net/

Also check these links

http://www.monitortools.com/traffic/

http://www.flukenetworks.com/fnet/en-us/

HTH

Ankur

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Re: monitoring tools

Hey there,

If you're on a budget of ?0, then have a look at some of the open source tools. Check out:-

MRTG

http://oss.oetiker.ch/mrtg/

Pictures

http://images.google.co.uk/images?sourceid=navclient-ff&ie=UTF-8&rls=GGGL,GGGL:2006-27,GGGL:en&q=mrtg&sa=N&tab=wi

NTOP

http://www.ntop.org/

Pictures

http://images.google.co.uk/images?sourceid=navclient-ff&ie=UTF-8&rls=GGGL,GGGL:2006-27,GGGL:en&q=ntop&sa=N&tab=wi

NAGIOS

http://nagios.org/

Pictures

http://images.google.co.uk/images?hl=en&rls=GGGL,GGGL:2006-27,GGGL:en&q=nagios&btnG=Search&sa=N&tab=wi

MRTG and NTOP and very quick to set up and are fantastic bits of software. NAGIOS is a bit more involved to set up, but is well worth the effort.

Hope that helps,

LH

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Re: monitoring tools

Re: monitoring tools

Hi,

Have a look at the following link too!

-Its free!!!

-Its small in size!!!

-Easy to install!!!

-Easy to configure!!!

And its pretty good too!!!

http://www.mikrotik.com/thedude.php

Hope this helps!!!

Regards,

AbhisheK

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New Member

Re: monitoring tools

This is what I use to monitor bandwidth

http://www.paessler.com/

It's called PRTG traffic grapher

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