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Re: Network monitoring/IDS rant - What's hot what's not?
- From: Christopher McCrory
- Date: Wed Feb 26 11:28:14 2003
On Tue, 2003-02-25 at 21:12, Christopher J. Wolff wrote:
> Tivoli, Openview, Unicenter, ipmonitor, mrtg, nagios?
> There are many network monitoring options but each option has its
> pitfalls. I'm rapidly coming to the conclusion that any software
> Computer Associates publishes is designed for the criminally insane.
> However, there 'has' to be something that offers more visibility into a
> major WAN than MRTG/RRDTOOL.
You can create charts showing realtime bandwith usage on each of your
routers. I also use it to check bandwidth on my web servers. With a
glance, you can tell everything is "OK", "abnormal", etc.
No IDS, but it is great as a enhancement/replacement for
mrtg/rrdtool/nagios. ( I run all three)
No affiliation w/ intermapper
just a happy customer for ~6 years
"The guy that keeps the servers running"
Let's face it, there's no Hollow Earth, no robots, and
no 'mute rays.' And even if there were, waxed paper is
no defense. I tried it. Only tinfoil works.