Entries by Web Master

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Tracking Objects in Wireless Networks

Troubleshooting of any wireless problems usually starts with determination of specific Access Point where client is currently associated with and tracking wireless client’s roaming behavior in time. Access Point detection helps to understand current RSSI levels at given selected channel and presence of alternative AP at the client’s location. Nectus provides basic tools that make locating […]

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Generating Wireless Heat Maps in Nectus

Generating Wireless Heat Maps Wireless Heat Map is the visual representation of the wireless signal levels at different locations of specific selected area. Area can be a building floor or outdoors. We read signal level directly at the antennas of the Wireless APs and calculate signal attenuation with a distance and overlay resulting signal levels […]

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Enabling Monitoring for SNMP Interfaces

Enabling Monitoring for SNMP Interfaces In this chapter, you’ll learn how to enable monitoring and create monitoring groups for SNMP Interfaces. The specific topics we will cover in this chapter are: Automatic Discovery and Grouping of SNMP Interfaces Creating and Activating Monitoring Groups Creating and Customizing Monitoring Profiles Customizing Alerts Placing Interfaces in Monitoring Groups […]

Enabling Monitoring for SNMP devices

Enabling Monitoring for SNMP Devices In this chapter, you’ll learn how to enable monitoring and create monitoring groups for SNMP Devices. The specific topics we will cover in this chapter are: Automatic Discovery and Grouping of SNMP Devices Creating and Activating Monitoring Groups Creating and Customizing Monitoring Profiles Customizing Alerts Placing Devices in Monitoring Groups […]

Nectus Partner Program

We are very happy to announce the launch of our Nectus Partner Program. We are inviting all Professional Services Organizations and Independent consultants to become an Integration Partner for the best Network Monitoring Solution of 2018 and take advantage of enormous commissions that we offer to all of our Nectus Partners. Please contact sales@nectus5.com for additional […]

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Nectus Feature List

  Nectus Feature List (October 2018) Network Discovery Basic SNMP Network Monitoring Basic SNMP Device Monitoring (CPU, RAM, TCAM, Up/Down) Basic SNMP Interface Monitoring (Errors, Dropped Packets, Traffic Volume, Utilization, Up/Down) Real Time Network Topology Visualization Windows Server Monitoring (CPU, RAM, Disk, Network, Services, Processes, Status, Up/Down) AWS Instance Monitoring and Backup (CPU, RAM, Disk, […]

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Cisco Wireless Dashboards

After support for wireless devices was added in Nectus, specific monitoring dashboards were created to track any change that can affect the wireless users, controllers or access points. The wireless dashboards are vendor specific and this is where you can find the dashboard for Cisco wireless devices: The focus of this article is on Cisco […]

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Cisco Wireless Heat Maps

In this post, we will cover the wireless heat maps and how they are created in Nectus. A heat map will allow to visualize the state of the wireless coverage and help to take decision in order to improve the coverage. Using the information from APs along with a map of physical location, you can […]

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Working with SNMP Traps in Nectus NMS

One of the key features of Nectus is ability receive SNMP traps.  This allows the operator to quickly detect physical (links failures, flaps) or logical (adjacencies failures, flaps) changes in the network followed by restoration procedures or root cause analysis. Let’s see how does it work on example of this Layer 2 diagram: The SNMP […]

Syslog server functionality in Nectus NMS

This post will cover the SysLog server functionality of  Nectus network monitoring software. As with any modern network monitoring software Nectus has the ability to receive and store the syslog messages from routers, switches or servers. Syslog messages can be accessed from Top menu “Logs”: