Xian Network Manager‘s flow monitoring feature gives you a heads-up whenever traffic behaves out of the ordinary, so you can be on top of the issue before priority one issue is raised.
Xian NM helps us by notifying you of every configuration change made on Cisco Routers, Switches, etc. This helps to improve the IT infrastructure experience for all organizations.
The Netflow feature of Xian NM will help us have a clearer picture of what traffic is passing through. Adding a device or server is very quick and simple, as shown in the screen capture below. Very easily, we can add plugins like Cisco PIX Firewalls, Cisco VPN Concentrators, etc.
Monitor Cisco Routers Switches with SCOM and Xian Network Manager
Monitor Cisco Routers Switches with SCOM and Xian Network Manager?
Xian Network Monitor provides rich capabilities with pre-defined rules, notification features, Syslog message filters, policy templates, etc…
Xian Network Manager has loads of pre-defined rules like CPU load, UDP ports open, end to end traffic analyzer, Established TCP connections, Open Active TCP connections, etc. A large number of out-of-the-box rules make configuration easy.
Using Xian Network Monitor, we can easily set up Syslog alert forwarding to SCOM/OpsMgr.
The configuration of Xian Network Manager with SCOM is very straightforward. Devices discovered in Xian NM will automatically get appeared in SCOM.
Xian Network Manager helps us to get a diagrammatic view of the device. It’s very easy to filter the network path by health etc.
Xian comes with a large number of specially made custom reports for each Management Pack.
Anoop is Microsoft MVP! He is a Solution Architect in enterprise client management with more than 20 years of experience (calculation done in 2021) in IT. He is a blogger, Speaker, and Local User Group HTMD Community leader. His main focus is on Device Management technologies like SCCM 2012, Current Branch, and Intune. E writes about ConfigMgr, Windows 11, Windows 10, Azure AD, Microsoft Intune, Windows 365, AVD, etc…