Entries by Web Master

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

Creating DHCP Split Scopes in Nectus IPAM

Creating DHCP Split Scopes in Nectus IPAM Nectus IPAM offers extensive DHCP integration features with one of the most important is ability to create and manage DHCP Scopes split across multiple DHCP Servers. To create a new DHCP Split-Scope go to “Inventory → IPAM Subnets and Reservations” Select “IPv4 DHCP Subnets” Tab and press “Add Subnets” […]

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Using Graphs in Custom Dashboards

Using Graphs in Custom Dashboards Nectus offers extensive capabilities of visualizing different aspects of network performance and presenting it in custom dashboards. This article guides you through the basic step of process of adding graphs to custom dashboards. Step 1. Prepare Graphs for the Dashboard. Generate the graph you’d like to include in a dashboard. […]

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Using Custom SNMP Trackers in Nectus

Using Custom SNMP Trackers in Nectus Nectus offers extensive SNMP based network monitoring capabilities that allow users to track any metrics accessible via SNMP. In addition to standard metrics, such as CPU, RAM or TCAM utilization, Nectus offers a new feature called “Custom SNMP Tracker” that allows you to monitor virtually any metrics accessible via […]

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Monitoring Cisco IPSec VPN Tunnels with Nectus

Monitoring Cisco IPSec VPN Tunnels with Nectus One of the key features introduced in Nectus 1.2.51 is ability to automatically discover and monitor Cisco IPSec VPN Tunnels terminated on ASA Firewalls and regular IOS routers. Tunnel Discovery As part of regular scheduled network discovery Nectus attempts to detect existing VPN tunnels on all routers and firewalls […]

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Nectus Installation Procedure

Nectus Installation Procedure Server Requirements:   Windows Server 2012 or newer.  8GB of RAM. 1. File Preparation You start with downloading Nectus Distribution File from www.nectus5.com Download the ZIP file called Nectus 1.2.51.zip and extract it to a temporary folder. In the folder you will find two files:   Keep the htdocs.zip file compressed. Start installation […]