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Open source nms’s


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Open source nms’s

  1. 1. Open Source NMS’s By : Sweta Dragad Nirma University
  2. 2. Cacti 1. Open Source 2. Create graphs using RRD tool 3. MySQL database as backend. 4. The frontend is PHP driven. 5. There is also SNMP support
  3. 3. Cacti
  4. 4. Nagios 1. Open Source 2. Offers monitoring and alerting services for servers, switches, applications, and services. 3. Uses NRPE(Nagios remote plugin executor) to monitor Linux clients 4. NSClient++ is used to monitor Windows Clients 5. Monitoring via remotely run scripts made in C++,perl,Ruby,Python
  5. 5. Nagios
  6. 6. OpManager: 1. A NMS monitors the network infrastructure of a company - regardless of whether only one site or several are involved, done by querying via SNMP, WMI and CLI(here sql call level interface). 2. VBScript and windows powershell are used to manage windows servers.
  7. 7. Op Manager
  8. 8. EtherApe:  A graphical network monitor for Unix features link layer, IP and TCP modes, it displays network activity graphically
  9. 9. Etherape
  10. 10. Multiping 1. MultiPing is an application built for monitoring one or more TCP/IP hosts 2. uses PingPlotter engine technology. 3. Can monitor uptime and performance. 4. Keep track of general network connectivity.
  11. 11. MultiPing:
  12. 12. Protocol used in all 1. SNMP (Simple Network Management Protocol) 2. it is integrated into most network infrastructure devices today. 3. Many network management tools include the ability to pull and receive SNMP information 4. Allows a management station (that collects SNMP information) to poll agents running on network devices for specific pieces of information 5. Usage , Memory usage ,Logged in users information can be collected.