LAN is more complex to monitor when compared to a WAN. A typical LAN comprises of devices of various types such as router, switch, AP, servers, printers. Each of these devices need to monitored at varied intervals and the performance metrics that need to be monitored also varies. The complexity in monitoring them doubles further if the fact that each of these devices are manufactured by multiple vendors is taken into account. Further some enterprises need visibility into the subnet level.
It is for this reason that OpManager comes pre-equipped with a set of powerful and robust LAN monitoring features. With these features, OpManager not only helps you in ensuring continuous availability of your LANs but also provides you an in-depth analysis of the performance of your LAN networks.
OpManager's LAN monitoring capabilities include the following:
To know more about how OpManager's powerful availability monitoring features can enhance your LAN monitoring, click here.
OpManager comes with a host of network visualization and network diagram tools which you can use to visualize your LAN in real-time. These network diagrams range from Layer2Maps - which provides a visual representation of your LAN topology to business views and floor views.
You can read more about the various network diagram tools in OpManager here.
The network diagrams help you to gain an in-depth understanding of your LANs and also provides you a visual interface which you can use to monitor and manage your LANs more effectively.
OpManager re-defines LAN fault monitoring by enabling you to set multiple thresholds. With the multiple thresholds feature, you can get alerted when the parameters that are being monitored cross a pre-defined limit. The alerts are classified into 3 levels - Attention, trouble & critical. When the parameters that are being monitored cross the value defined for each of these alert levels, an alert notification will be triggered through either the web console / email / SMS / phone.
You can read more about multiple thresholds here.
OpManger allows you to classify the devices in your LANs based on their subnets. The devices, once categorized, are available under their corresponding subnets under the subnets tab in the inventory
Classsifying devices based on their subnets provides you greater flexibility in monitoring and managing the devices in your LAN. Once a LAN device is grouped into a particular subnet, you can click on the subnet and do the following :
OpManager supports notifications via email , console, sms, android, iPhone & iPad. This ensures that you are alerted in the very instant your LAN runs into any issues. The notification profiles in OpManager are easy to setup and helps you in taking timely actions to resolve the faults in your LAN.
For more information on Alerts in OpManager, click here.
OpManager provides easy to setup integrations with popular helpdesk tools like ServiceDesk Plus and Service Now, making it easier for you to track and resolve faults in your LANs.
The whole integration process is seamless and takes only a few minutes to setup. These integrations help in improving the overall efficiency with which you resolve faults in your LANs.
Automation is disrupting every industry - so we decided to bring it to manage your LANs too. With the workflow feature, you can automate some of the most commonly performed LAN monitoring and maintenance, including tasks like running custom windows / linux scripts, performing bulk monitoring and maintenance tasks , scheduling downtime for maintenance and much more.
You can read more about OpManager's IT automation features here.
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