[SATLUG] Re: Linux OS as basis for Network Management
horned0wl93 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 7 11:35:48 CDT 2008
Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> K. Reginald Buckner wrote:
>> Can someone enlightnen me? Can Linux OS be used in a network
>> For example can you use it like for HP Openview or Cisco Works?
> Those are proprietary programs. It depends on whether the vendor has
> Linux versions or not. I don't know about those specific programs.
Hi. The company I retired from used HP OpenView - a gui-based network
monitoring and management tool to track router up/down (Cisco 2600/2800)
status over a national-level WAN. It was rather clunky, and a big
resource hog, but it did the job. I think K-Reg is looking for a
comparable *nix/FOSS tool.
>> Or is there
>> an equal open source program that can monitor things like routers,
>> leased circuits, bandwidth, etc?
> I've monitored things like Cisco switches and routers with a simple
> -- Bruce
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