Two-way helpdesk integrations in NetCrunch 9.3

NetCrunch 9.2 already had several two-way service desk platform ticket integrations: with Freshdesk, HipChat, PagerDuty, IFTTT, slack, Trello and even Twitter. These integrations allow NetCrunch to automatically create support tickets, or react to closed tickets as well. With Twitter integration, NetCrunch can even tweet a status update (alert) of your choice. With version 9.3, NetCrunch […]

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VMWare ESXi monitoring with NetCrunch 9.3

NetCrunch NMS has the ability to monitor many operating systems, without any agents and out of the box: Windows, Mac OS, BSD, Solaris and many more. You can also monitor ESX/i hardware, as well as Virtual Machines running on VMWare hosts. NetCrunch supports ESX/i version 4, 5.5 and 6 and does not need vSphere to […]

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Monitoring printers with NetCrunch

Did you know that aside from monitoring networks and network infrastructure, NetCrunch is capable of SNMP monitoring on a granular level, such as monitoring printers and even their ink level? In order to save you time and the hassle, you can set up NetCrunch to automatically check up on all your office printers, and alert […]

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PagerDuty Integration

NetCrunch 9.3 has several two-way ticket integrations with popular service desks platforms. One of them is PagerDuty. When something happens on your network, NetCrunch can automatically alert you through a variety of means: by sending an e-mail, running a custom script (for example, to restart a service or restart the machine), showing you a desktop […]

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Inventory view in NetCrunch 9.3

In NetCrunch 9.3 the Network Atlas incorporates numerous views designed to enable you to effortlessly view your entire network. Within the Network Atlas, you can find the Windows Inventory view, which outlines all your nodes, their hardware information and their status. In one window you can see a list of nodes, their visual representation (corresponding […]

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Nodes Overview Dashboard in NetCrunch 9.3

Nodes Overview Dashboard is a new UI feature in NetCrunch 9.3. It’s purpose is to make monitoring of smaller networks much easier by displaying each monitored node and detailed information about the node in a single window. Here you can see the node’s IP address, average response time, it’s status, visual representation of the node […]

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Atlas Dashboard

Atlas Dashboard is the main window in NetCrunch 9.3 NMS. Here the user can see the overview of the network, including: monitoring engines and their state, graph outlining the alerts in last 24 hours, virtualization hosts (such as ESX hosts), server types (grouped by OS: Windows, Linux, SunOS, VMWare ESX, etc) and devices. On the […]

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Monitoring Amazon Cloudwatch with NetCrunch

NetCrunch being an exquisitely versatile Network Monitoring Suite, is able to monitor Amazon Web Services using Amazon’s Simple Notification Service. Here’s an article, on how to configure your NetCrunch NMS to do so. It explains how to create an Amazon SNS webhook, how to specify the recipient endpoint in NetCrunch, and finally how to set an […]

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Triggering IFTTT actions with NetCrunch alerts

                              IFTTT is a very practical tool which enables connections between countless of applications. Thanks to a two-way integration between NetCrunch and IFTTT, the NMS can be easily set up to trigger certain actions in any applications that can be integrated […]

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Sending NetCrunch alerts to Freshservice

                              One of NetCrunch’s many integrations is Freshservice two-way helpdesk integration. Freshservice is a service desk designed specifically for IT departments, to help locate, manage and solve the internal issues before they become problems. NetCrunch has a two-way integration already built-in. […]

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WMI Tools

WMI Tools is an itegral part of the NetCrunch network monitoring suite. These tools allow for a quick access to vital information about your local, or remote machines. You can easily look up the processes running on the computer, services, get system hardware information, lookup events in the Event Log, see the details of the […]

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Node status, services and monitoring engines

Network Atlas nodes view is designed as an easy, helicopter-overview of your entire network. Here you can see each node, it’s IP address, visual representation of each node in form of an icon (OS or device-specific), as well as the services which are being monitored and their respective status. In this window you can easily […]

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Pending Alerts view in NetCrunch 9.3

NetCrunch keeps extensive logs, in order to provide the administrator with the most reliable information when it comes to the performance of the network. Here you can see each event, as well as correlated events. For example, a node or service going down and the same node or service going up can be treated as […]

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Server maps in NetCrunch 9.3

Server maps is a feature of NetCurnch 9.3, responsible for automatically creating maps of similar nodes for your overview. The picture above is an example of numerous Windows Server maps, grouped by similar characteristics, such as OS version: Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2008, and etc. Additionally, these maps automatically relay important information to you […]

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Memory Monitoring

Memory (RAM) is usually one of the fastest components in the system. This is perhaps the reason why many software solutions treat this resource liberally and tend to reserve large chunks of memory for their functioning. Combined with numerous services and a multi-user environment, memory can very quickly become the bottleneck of the system performance, […]

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