Network and Classroom Management Thread, Network monitoring in Technical; Hi all
Just wondering what other schools are using for network and server monitoring for performance, and failures? I have ...
26th April 2012, 10:36 AM #1
Just wondering what other schools are using for network and server monitoring for performance, and failures? I have a few different tools but nothing great and would be nice to have everything together and preferably using a cheap or even better free set of tools! Anyone have any suggestions?
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26th April 2012, 10:41 AM #2
Easy to setup on any windows PC and they offer a decent discount (think it was 30% last time) for schools.
Covers pretty much everything and you don't need to know anything about *nix to setup/use it.
26th April 2012, 10:43 AM #3
nagios : It takes a bit of work to set up but you will benefit from the exercise (in terms of knowledge of your network).
26th April 2012, 11:33 AM #4
Nagios & Cacti - All free and fairly easy to set up if you have a tiny bit of Linux knowledge.
26th April 2012, 11:40 AM #5
Nagios (Up/Down), Munin (Trends), Ossec (Log Shipping & IDS).
We do have a couple of things still on Cacti, but I greatly prefer Munin these days.
26th April 2012, 12:20 PM #6
26th April 2012, 12:26 PM #7
Homepage of Zabbix :: An Enterprise-Class Open Source Distributed Monitoring Solution
supports push notifications to mobile devices on a variety of OS's used to use Nagios but this is soooo much better!
26th April 2012, 01:05 PM #8
Ooh I'm liking that, are you using prowl for the push notifications?
Originally Posted by glennda
26th April 2012, 01:38 PM #9
I Zax on android - we havn't quite setup push on android though - although tech using Jabber on Iphone and it works
Originally Posted by Ashm
26th April 2012, 01:43 PM #10
Same here. I use Nconf to configure Nagios also, save editing config files by hand. And Nagios is tied into Spiceworks as well, so alerts appear on our Spiceworks dashboard.
Originally Posted by Diello
3rd May 2012, 08:53 AM #11
10-Strike Network Monitor. As I have already said in another thread we use it for monitoring hosts and detecting failuries. its easy to use and the program has the wide choice of notifications if something happens.
Another one is 10-Strike LANState in addition can also create a map of the network.
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