Auditing your network, without credentials.

Now that I have your attention, how can we possibly audit a network and find all the juicy details about the devices upon it, without having high level credentials to talk to those devices? Well, it’s a bit of a mistruth. Or a caveat. Or whatever you want to call it. We definitely can do this, but for devices such as routers, printers and switches you will need a minimal set (read only, minimum access level) of SNMP credentials.


What is the 95th percentile, and why does it matter?

If you run a network, you’ll be interested in the 95th percentile and what it means for network usage and possible spikes in your network pipe. It is a good number to use for planning network usage. In general terms, the 95th percentile tells you that 95 per cent of the time your network usage will be below a particular amount. You can use this figure to calculate network billing for metered usage.


4 important Open-Source Network Management Statements Addressed

Does your company use Apache, Tomcat or Linux? Do you use Wireshark? If you do, you are already using open-source software. Open-Source software is cost-effective assuming that you have IT staff, good training, documentation and access to quality support. Yes, that’s true. But that can be true for any software product that your technical team is responsible for.


How To Thrive In A Post-Covid Era: 10 Predictions For Enterprise Network Infrastructures

An enterprise network serves as the foundation for reliably connecting users, devices and applications, providing access to data across local area networks and the cloud, as well as delivering crucial insight into analytics. But in the wake of a year that was no doubt shaped by COVID-19 and the disruption it brought to the industry, how have enterprise networks been impacted, and what are the requirements moving forward?


Introducing Programmable Button Actions

Opmantek has long believed that Operational Process Automation is one of the foundational pillars that a successful network management strategy is built upon. One key piece to this is to ensure that actions are undertaken in a consistent manner each time, there should be no variance from what is outlined as the standard protocol.

opEvents: All about Event Actions

opEvents is a centralized log and event management solution that can fit into any network environment. Reduce the impact of network faults and failures using proactive event management. Event Actions can automatically troubleshoot your events, find meaningful and actionable data or resolve your events. Watch this recorded webinar to find out more.