A Network administrator should be prepared to produce all documentation necessary to manage all network systems in an easy and effective way, but to get that documentation is necessary to own important tools, which will help to administrate and take care of the tasks of protecting the network. So, today I bring four free tools that will help you to manage better your network.
- Nagios is a powerful monitoring system that enables organizations to identify and resolve IT infrastructure problems
- Cacti is a complete network graphing solution designed to harness the power of RRDTool’s data storage and graphing functionality
- GLPI is a database with an inventory interface. Extraordinary tool.
- phpIPAM is an open-source web IP address management application
All these tools are easy to setup and manage!