What do you like best?
OpManager is a network, server and virtualization monitoring tool that allows you to have a general and detailed overview of resources and connections.
The tool is composed of an information panel where the devices alert is displayed, a summary of the infrastructure, a top of the devices that consume CPU, memory top used, top of disk use, availability of devices, among others. interesting graphics.
There is an Inventory section where it is divided by devices, subinterfaces, subnetworks and groups. In this section is where the hosts are added to monitor either by ICMP or SNMP.
It has a section of Network that is divided by routers, connections and IPSLA in addition to giving a brief information of each device (name of the device, status, IP address, type of device, category, provider and interfaces.
Another section that stands out is the Alarm where it displays all the alarms that each device has had, ranging from alarm of event log, syslog, capture, web, storage and events.
The tool is interesting because it allows attaching credentials to a team, making backup copies, notifying if a device has had any change in its configuration, has a large template of devices so that the discovery of the equipment is accurate, there is a wide variety of performance monitors, you can customize the rules of syslog to capture, configure the IPSLA, also brings a section of tools where you can check availability of a device, make WMI queries, CLI queries, monitor the network, Syslog viewer, between other devices.
What do you dislike?
I do not have any criticism about the product but rather it brings great value to the company.
What problems are you solving with the product? What benefits have you realized?
It has allowed us to monitor the availability of a device, verify the date / time the device shuts down, have a backup of each device according to the schedule of tasks, compare configuration backup between the same device in case there have been changes, There is a change the tool notifies via email.
It allows us to monitor the traffic of each interface as well as to see the protocols that pass through each interface with the help of NetFlow.