[SATLUG] Re: Linux OS as basis for Network Management

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sat Jun 7 09:31:24 CDT 2008


K. Reginald Buckner wrote:
> Greetings:
> 
> Can someone enlightnen me?  Can Linux OS be used in a network manangement
> since?
> For example can you use it like for HP Openview or Cisco Works? 

Those are proprietary programs.  It depends on whether the vendor has created
Linux versions or not.  I don't know about those specific programs.

> Or is there
> an equal open source program that can monitor things like routers, switches,
> leased circuits, bandwidth, etc?

I've monitored things like Cisco switches and routers with a simple browser.

   -- Bruce


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