Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

The OpenNMS monitoring system has the ability to automatically discover and display links between nodes and networking equipment. The module is called linkd and is a very handy way of visualizing system layout and tracking switchports and interfaces (e.g. you can see what's connected to a switch and vice-versa).

I'm curious if any of the other monitoring packages out there offer similar functionality, or is the concept of linkd unique to OpenNMS?

enter image description here

share|improve this question

2 Answers 2

up vote 1 down vote accepted

Off the top of my head, SolarWinds' User Device Tracker is somewhat similar, and should plug into their Orion NPM product.

share|improve this answer

I'm not sure it is what you want, but take a look at NACE or netdot. It can create Nagios configuration for monitoring hosts. I also see that the GroundWork Enterprise edition provide topology discovery feature.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.