NetXMS – network and infrastructure monitoring and management system

NetXMS provides performance and availability monitoring with flexible event processing, alerting, reporting and graphing for all layers of IT infrastructure.

Fine tuning can be performed by using NetXMS built-in scripting language called NXSL (stands for NetXMS Scripting Language). NXSL was designed specifically to be used as embedded scripting language within NetXMS.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Network monitoring:
    • Automatic Layer 2 and Layer 3 discovery, visualization and search of the connected components.
    • Full SNMPv3 support.
    • Active discovery with scanning probes.
    • Passive discovery based on information from monitored devices – ARP and routing tables, interfaces.
  • Application and server monitoring:
    • All the basic metrics you would expect: CPU, file systems, I/O, memory, traffic.
    • JMX bridge for monitoring Java applications.
    • Application specific extensions: Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, DB2, Tuxedo, and many more.
    • Integration API for in-house applications.
  • Designed for large networks:
    • Single server can monitor hundreds of metrics on thousands of devices.
    • Full support for distributed monitoring and horizontal scaling.
    • Overlapping IP subnets monitoring.
    • Flexible access control for operators and customers.
  • Automation – wide range of actions, flexible thresholds and custom scripting when your imagination is even wilder than ours.
  • Secure – all communications are encrypted with AES256 and authenticated. Access control down to the specific metric.
  • Flexible data collection – everything is a datasource – SNMP, NetXMS agent, your application of a script. Once collected, filter or convert values before they are processed further.
  • NAT-friendly – NAT penetration as well as proxy for SNMP, ICMP, and native protocol.
  • Remote management – send SNMP SET commands, run applications remotely, transfer files (even in bulk) or just take a screenshot to see how system operates.

Website: www.netxms.org
Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: NetXMS
License: Mixed licensing – most libraries are licensed under GNU Lesser General Public License, with the rest of the components licensed under the GNU General Public License

NetXMS is written in Java, C and C++. Learn Java with our recommended free books and free tutorials. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials. Learn C++ with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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