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Dmitriy Stepanov

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Most network monitoring programs are based on periodic automatic testing of the efficiency of particular services, ports, and protocols. The most widespread method is sending particular ICMP packets to a remote host and waiting for a reply from it (ping). One of the most important device parameter considered from the network monitoring point of view is the device's response time. It allows you to analyze the device operation on the network and detect possible bottlenecks and failures in the data transfer process. There are a lot of network monitoring methods, and the choice depends on tasks that a particular device performs. For instance, a web server can be monitored via the HTTP protocol. Switches are usually monitored via the SNMP protocol, etc. How a network monitor can help the system administrator and why it'necessary to monitor a company's network on a regu... (more)

Network Topology Diagram

First of all, it's worth mentioning that the choice of network hardware and software used in a company depends on the network topology. But the topology, in turn, depends on the company's needs and requirements. Thus, the competent network topology increases the efficiency of all the organization and allows you not to distract your colleagues if one of the LAN components falls out. In addition, the intimate knowledge of the network topology allows the IT manager to evaluate its bottlenecks, and to plan further connections of the network devices and PCs better. Apart from everythi... (more)

Computer Inventory Software: What, Where, When?

Sooner or later, any organization faces with necessity of creating computer inventory reports on hardware and software installed. Using the professional program for this purpose allows the system administrator make this process automatic, easier and not so time consuming. But nowadays, the market is overfilled with programs of different price tiers and functionality. Often, the head managers get into difficulties trying to choose the best one among the dozens of tools. We hope that this article will help you to make the right choice. Above all, the computer inventory tool has to... (more)

Automatic Network Monitoring | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Automatic Network Monitoring Process Every day and every second, the system administrator gets tons of information on the network operation, network devices’ operation, and messages from users; he sets dozens of challenges, which must help to avoid the existing and possible problems in the future. Often, it is rather difficult to cope with all huge amount of data. In this situation, the natural desire appears: the system administrator needs to systematize the gathered flow of information, in order to make it easier to analyze it and make decisions according to it. If he takes int... (more)

How to Maintain Your Network Operable with Network Monitor

Network equipment failures can cause grave consequences, such as material and data looses, bad relations with your customers, etc. System administrators should detect all the failures that can occur on all network devices (local computers, servers, switches, network printers and others) in time and recover them as fast as possible. That is why the network monitoring is vital in modern IT infrastructure. With the program 10-Strike Network Monitor, an administrator can solve this problem effortlessly. The program is to be installed on the administrator computer only and does not r... (more)