Compared with hubs and network switches, routers are most intelligent and complicated devices. able to send traffic to a known destination and perform a number of other control functions (work as a firewall, perform port forwarding, create DMZ, provide SNMP and other types of interfaces to inquire and change the device’s behavior and so on.
Simply speaking, routers can interconnect intranets and ISPs; powerful routers can interconnect a number of ISPs with a number of intranets. In complex networks traffic is usually redirected via subsequent routers to the destination networking device. Thus router activity monitoring becomes an important part of network maintenance and optimization. There can be numerous types of routers (by their function – core routers, edge routers and so on).
Monitoring Remote Servers Through Firewalls
Enterprise network monitoring
Network testing and scanning
SNMP monitoring is the standard way to monitor network usage characteristics by monitoring the ports of routers and switches. The number of other parameters …
SNMP Traps Monitor
… SNMP traps monitor may be the optimal tool to receive important notifications as soon as possible. The architecture of SNMP allows to use the results of an arbitrary piece of software …