That it may be, but as far as what it presents, it has the pretty
bits the management guys want.
On Wed, 31 Aug 2011 08:54:41 +1200,
Callum Barr wrote:
I wouldnt recommend Solarwinds. It is a bloated
piece of crap.
On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 8:50 AM, Bill Walker
> The only commercial solution that comes close to what we
need as an enterprise
is the product suite from SolarWinds, but its
expensive when your talking 8-12,000 IP enabled devices.
> On Tue,
30 Aug 2011 13:46:56 -0700, Scott Pettit wrote:
works great for us, handles dependancies, has configurable
flapping, and all the usual + traps. Remote Access is nice, engineers
can bring it up from anywhere on their screen with full maps displayed
rather than just a list of probes. It's cheap. For logging Splunk works
>> We've looked at free options but nothing
seems to do the job
without a ton of scripting and multiple packages.
>> What we don't
like is the cost of
Intermapper Flows - ideally we'd like to have
NetFlow monitoring on everything, but at $300 USD per router +
maintenance, it's hard to justify. If anyone knows of decent NetFlow
analysers that are less costly for 200+ routers, I'd like to hear about
>> From: Jonathan Brewer
>> Date: Tue, 30 Aug
2011 03:18:02 -0700
>> To: "nznog(a)list.waikato.ac.nz "
[nznog] Nagios vs. OpenNMS vs. SomethingElse If you had it all to
over again, what would you use for network monitoring: Nagios, OpenNMS,
or something else entirely?
>> I care about availaility, latency,
loss, jitter, and trap handling for
interface up/down, loss of power,
etc. Sensible behavior in situations where parent routers/links are
flapping is also important.
>> I would very much appreciate input
from folks monitoring 1000+ network
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