Bandwidth Monitoring With Nagios







Bandwidth Monitoring with Nagios

Nagios provides complete bandwidth monitoring of switches and Routers via SNMP. Switches and routers can be monitored via SNMP v1, 2c, or 3 and deliver bandwidth utilization for both inbound and outbound traffic. Thousands of different network devices are enabled by default for this type of monitoring.

Nagios XI makes this process even easier by allowing you to run the switch or router monitoring wizard and setup to monitor bandwidth on the device can be done in just minutes.


Implementing effective monitoring of bandwidth with Nagios offers the following benefits:

  • Easily find over utilized ports
  • Discover possible network abusers
  • Ability to track per-port bandwidth utilization and errors
  • Fast detection of network outages and protocol failures

Recommended Software: Nagios XI

Nagios XI provides monitoring of all mission-critical infrastructure components on any operating system. High-efficiency worker processes allow for nearly limitless scalability, monitoring effectiveness, proactive alerting, availability reporting, and comprehensive monitoring.

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