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Re: Monitoring/Trending Software -- Which Package(s) do you use?

  • From: Scott Baldwin
  • Date: Wed Feb 21 10:47:27 2001

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Nuff said

Scott Baldwin
Network Administrator
http://www.dmaholdings.com


----- Original Message -----
From: "Berger, Gary" <Gary.Berger@dowjones.com>
To: "John Starta" <john@starta.org>; "Lee Watterworth"
<lwatterworth@rim.net>
Cc: <nanog@merit.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, February 21, 2001 6:45 AM
Subject: RE: Monitoring/Trending Software -- Which Package(s) do you use?


>
> Actually you probably need to look at VitalNet.. This is a competing
product
> to Concorde NetHealth... It provides all the RMON2 and MIB polling and can
> be setup with thresholds... Depending on what you are looking for you may
> still want to look at mrtg and rrd which can poll mib devices as well as
> execute scripts based on min/masx thresholds.
>
>
> -G
> Gary Berger
> Internal Consultant, Principal
> Dow Jones & Company
> Enterprise Network Services
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Starta [mailto:john@starta.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, February 20, 2001 9:23 PM
> To: Lee Watterworth
> Cc: 'nanog@merit.edu'
> Subject: Re: Monitoring/Trending Software -- Which Package(s) do you
> use?
>
>
>
> Lee,
>
> Lucent's VitalSuite (either SP or Enterprise) software is definitely worth
> a look. You can find detailed information about it on their web site:
> http://www.lucentnps.com/software/
>
> jas
>
> At 05:44 PM 2/20/01 -0500, Lee Watterworth wrote:
>
> >I have been handed the task of finding a monitoring/trending package for
> >our network and systems.
> >
> >I will be looking at the package's collection mechanism for flexibility
> >(snmp gets, traps, rmon), and the variety/configurability of the reports
> >it can produce.  The package should be able to provide (configurable)
> >alerts when threshholds are met/surpassed.
> >
> >I have been evaluating Concord's eHealth Suite, and would like to
evaluate
> >other options before I commit to a particular package.
> >
> >Any feedback would be great.
> >
> >-Lee.
>
>
>






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