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How to install SSL Certificate for Nectus GUI

This guide explains how to generate the CSR code and install a commercial SSL certificate for Windows Apache so that you could access your Nectus GUI page securely via HTTPS. It assumes that during Nectus installation, you selected the default location which is C:\Program Files\Nectus. If you installed Nectus in a different folder, make sure […]

Nectus starts “Free Nectus for Schools” Program

Nectus care about our education and our kids and we understand that our schools are always  underfunded and not able to afford top of the line software tools. Starting from July 2019, Nectus started offering free license to all public schools up to K12 grade. Free License includes all available Nectus modules for up to […]


Configuring Linux Monitoring in Nectus

Configuring Linux Monitoring in Nectus Nectus Server 1.55 adds feature to monitor some system parameters on hosts running Linux. Enabling this feature for your infrastructure requires two steps: Configuring of Nectus Server; Installing and configuring of Nectus remote agents on target Linux machines. This guide describes steps for Nectus Server configs. Installing and configuring of […]

Linux Monitoring Agent Installation

Linux Monitoring Agent Installation Nectus Linux Monitoring Agent is required to be installed on target machine to enable Nectus to monitor Linux system parameters such as CPU and RAM utilization, Storage and Network Utilization. Agent collects all the required monitoring metrics and reports to the main Nectus Server every 5 minutes.   Step 1: Download […]

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ClickHouse DB Installation for Nectus Netflow & Syslog Storage

ClickHouse Database Installation for Nectus Netflow & Syslog Storage Requirements: Ubuntu Server 18.04.2 LTS (with SSH access) NOTE: Although ClickHouse can be installed on several different flavors of Linux, Ubuntu Server 16.04 & 18.04 are the only supported Linux distributions for Nectus at this point. More information about installation on other OS’s can be found here: https://clickhouse.yandex/docs/en/getting_started/ […]


Monitoring BGP Sessions with Nectus

Monitoring BGP Sessions with Nectus Nectus 1.2.53 introduces ability to automatically discover and monitor iBGP and eBGP sessions across all router types and manufacturers. Nectus scheduled network discovery automatically finds all the BGP sessions via SNMP polls and adds it to Nectus database where user can group them by type and enable active monitoring and […]


UPS Health Status Monitoring with Nectus

UPS Status Monitoring with Nectus Health monitoring of UPS units is one of the most critical tasks of network infrastructure monitoring. If UPS fails during power outage it results in immediate network downtime resulting in loss of revenue and degrading user experience. Most of the modern UPS Units perform daily self-tests and results of those […]


Importing subnets to IPAM from IGP routing protocols explained.

When importing Subnets into IPAM from routing protocols Nectus apply following rules: Only subnets from IGRP routing protocols (EIGRP, OSPF, ISIS, RIP) are being considered for import. Nectus will not import subnets from iBGP  or eBGP. Nectus start importing subnets in the order from smallest to largest:  /32 ,   /31, then /30, then /29…etc.  This […]