|weo||Date: Sunday, 2012-01-15, 11:26 AM | Message # 1|
|Network Monitoring is a function with many diverse tasks that network administrators need to perform computer. To simplify the management and improvement of network performance, in this paper, we would share fairly complete set of tools targeted for comprehensive network monitoring. |
1. Bandwidth Management to Bandwidth Splitter
There are many software support such as managing bandwidth: Bandwidth Monitor, NetFlow Analyzer ... Currently, Bandwidth Splitter is software that is commonly used in organizations and enterprises. The advantage of this tool is compact, built on the ISA Server firewall to allow administrators to perform tasks such as limited bandwidth for internal users, providing bandwidth to priority users, limit the amount of download / upload to internal users, offering download / upload unlimited users prioritize, and track the status of bandwidth used by the user.
Bandwidth Splitter's interface is simple and easy to use. After you download and install ISA Server, you proceed to create the rules for bandwidth and capacity download / upload in the Rules section Shaping and Quota Rules. To track the status of bandwidth utilization, use the Monitoring function.
Packet size of about 2MB installed, download here.
2. Centralized management with Ideal Administration
Currently, most of the network of organizations and businesses implemented the model domain, in which some servers manage the entire operation of the workstations in the network. However, the server itself is limited in the support of administrative functions, so Ideal Administration was established as one of the typical solution to support network administrators a centralized way. From Ideal to install a computer, you can manage all servers, workstations, printers, users across the network ....
Ideal includes many features but using a relatively simple function. After a successful installation on a computer in the domain, the entire network resources will appear on this tool. Here, the administrator will do the necessary supervision.
Packet size of about 18MB installed, download here.
3. Management policies with GPMC
GPMC (Group Policy Management Console) is a tool provided by Microsoft and support for Windows network administrators to deploy the system policy ..
By installing the tool on an Active Directory server, you can easily apply policies across the network system. Installation package size about 5MB, download here.
4. Management of network services with Total Server Monitor
To manage the server status, services and applications on the network, administrators can use the Total Server Monitor. This tool monitor servers and services and to notify administrators when problems occur. Machine not responding to HTTP, POP3, FTP - Total Server Monitor will notify you of problems. Engine size of about 5MB, download here.
Also, with this feature, administrators can use open source software Nagios. This is a monitoring tool multi-function, however, because it works on Linux installation operation is complicated. Users can download here.
5. Managing IP addresses with Advanced IP Scanner 2.0
IP address management is one of the important tasks of network administrators. Currently, there are many management tools such as IP address: IP-Tools, IP Address Management Tool ... Among them, the Advanced IP Scanner 2.0 is one of the tools that are widely used. As a free software, IP Scanner lets you scan your entire computer in the network and collect network resources such as IP address, computer name, shared folder ...