Friday, March 20, 2015

Best / Open Source Tools for Security / Network Monitoring

Nagios:

              is a powerful monitoring system that enables organizations to identify and resolve IT infrastructure problems before they affect critical business processes. 
              
             Nagios is a powerful, enterprise-class host, service, application, and network monitoring program. Designed to be fast, flexible, and rock-solid stable. Nagios runs on *NIX hosts and can monitor Windows, Linux/Unix/BSD, Netware, and network devices.








             Designed with scalability and flexibility in mind, Nagios gives you the peace of mind that comes from knowing your organization's business processes won't be affected by unknown outages.


             Nagios is a powerful tool that provides you with instant awareness of your organization's mission-critical IT infrastructure. Nagios allows you to detect and repair problems and mitigate future issues before they affect end-users and customers.

Download Link : http://sourceforge.net/projects/nagios/

or

http://www.nagios.org/download/

 

OpenSMART :

Open (Source|System) Monitoring and Reporting Tool, can do that for you.

OpenSMART is a rich featured monitoring and reporting tool, including:
  • easy to use web frontend
  • many predefined checks for application and system monitoring
  • abiltiy to monitor HA cluster applications
  • notification of administrators by email / SMS or anything else you can script
  • collection and ad-hoc reporting of many system figures like disk space or CPU consumption
  • many checks for application monitoring report their response time, too

OpenSMART saves its data (monitoring data and reporting data) in a database. This enables you to
  • get your SLA reporting data from your database
  • get your monthly/weekly/daily performance data from your database
  • do trend analyses with your response times.
 Download Link : http://opensmart.sourceforge.net/index.php/downloads

 Icinga :

               is an enterprise grade open source monitoring system which keeps watch over networks and any conceivable network resource, notifies the user of errors and recoveries and generates performance data for reporting. Scalable and extensible, Icinga can monitor complex, large environments across dispersed locations.


Features

  • Monitor host and service status
  • View the whole network and map dependencies
  • Gather performance and utilization data
  • Build in redundancy with distributed monitoring
  • Customize multiple users access, notifications and views

Download Link : https://www.icinga.org/download/

or

http://sourceforge.net/projects/icinga/

 

 Cacti :

              is a complete network graphing solution designed to harness the power of RRDTool's data storage and graphing functionality. Cacti provides a fast poller, advanced graph templating, multiple data acquisition methods, and user management features out of the box. All of this is wrapped in an intuitive, easy to use interface that makes sense for LAN-sized installations up to complex networks with hundreds of devices.


 
               Cacti is a complete frontend to RRDTool. It stores all of the necessary information to create graphs and  populate them with data in a MySQL database. The frontend is completely PHP driven.
 


Download Link : http://www.cacti.net/download_cacti.php

or 

http://sourceforge.net/projects/cacti/

NeDi :

         is a lightwheight network management framework, which is based on a scheduled discovery, a SQL backend and a web based user interface.

         NeDi proofs to be a valuable tool for the security team as well. Keep track of wired and wireless clients throughout your entire network. You’ll be able to see IP changes and which hosts have more than one address. The upcoming host identification feature, expands NeDi’s awareness beyond the network layers and can locate vulnerable SSH servers for example…



Download Link : http://www.nedi.ch/download/

or

http://sourceforge.net/projects/nedi/?source=navbar

Observium :

                 is an autodiscovering PHP/MySQL based network monitoring system focused primarily on Cisco and Linux networks but includes support for a wide range of network hardware and operating systems.


                 Observium is an autodiscovering network monitoring platform supporting a wide range of hardware platforms and operating systems including Cisco, Windows, Linux, HP, Juniper, Dell, FreeBSD, Brocade, Netscaler, NetApp and many more. Observium seeks to provide a powerful yet simple and intuitive interface to the health and status of your network.
                 Observium Community is available free and open source. Observium Professional adds rapid patches, security fixes and additional features and hardware support for a small yearly license fee.





Download Link : http://observium.org/wiki/Download

or

http://sourceforge.net/projects/projectobserver/

ZABBIX :

                is an enterprise-class open source distributed monitoring solution designed to monitor and track performance and availability of network servers, devices and other IT resources. It supports distributed and WEB monitoring, auto-discovery, and more.

An enterprise-class distributed monitoring solution for networks & apps




Zabbix Features

  •     Monitor Everything
  •     Enterprise Ready
  •     Proactive Monitoring
  •     Capacity Planning
  •     True Open Source
  •     Business Solutions


Download Link : http://www.zabbix.com/download.php

or

http://sourceforge.net/projects/zabbix/
 

1 comment:

  1. Nice blog. The details of source code security tools are quite helpful and all details are on one place,good one.

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Open source Tools for Live Meeting(Web Conferencing)

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BigBluebutton* is built for Higher Education. It enables universities and colleges to deliver a high-quality learning experience to remote students. BigBlueButton is an active open source project that focuses on usability, modularity, and clean design -- both for the user and the developer. The project is hosted at Google Code. BigBlueButton is built by combining over fourteen open source components.



*note: Epignosis has created a module that provides integration of BigBlueButton conferencing in eFront Open Source Learning Management System. BigBlueButton is a free web-conferencing tool with text chat, audio and video capabilites, a virtual whiteboard and many more presentation and conferencing features.




OpenMeetings is a free browser-based software that allows you to set up instantly a conference in the Web. You can use your microphone or webcam, share documents on a white board, share your screen or record meetings. It is available as hosted service or you download and install a package on your server with no limitations in usage or users.



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Mikogo is a free desktop sharing tool full of features to assist you in conducting the perfect online meeting or web conference. Take advantage of the opportunity to share any screen content or application over the Internet in true color quality with up to 10 participants simultaneously, while still sitting at your desk.












Yugma free web conferencing allows anyone, anywhere to instantly share their desktop and ideas online with others. To start hosting your own meetings you have to sign up for FREE. Your Yugma Free web conferencing account allows you to invite up to 20 attendees







Using WebHuddle, you have options and flexibility. Meetings can be conducted either in conjunction with an enterprise’s existing teleconferencing service, or utilizing WebHuddle’s optional voice over IP. WebHuddle also offers recording capabilities -- presentations can easily be recorded for playback over any web browser for those who missed the live meeting.










With Vyew you can give a presentation to a hundred people online or post a document you've been working on for review by your colleagues at the convenience. Vyew is extremely flexible alloying you to bring online collaboration and conferencing into your workflow on your terms.









Dimdim delivers synchronized live presentations, whiteboards and web pages while sharing your voice and video over the Internet - with no download. With the Free edition you can get 10 person meetings, 1 way video, standard support, Dimdim branded rooms, and public meetings.



*note: Epignosis has created a module that provides integration of Dimdim conferencing in eFront  Open Source Learning Management System.




Adobe® ConnectNow is a great way to share ideas, discuss details, and complete work with others all online. Reduce travel costs, save time, and increase productivity with a web conferencing solution that's easy to access and simple to use. ConnectNow operates inside a web browser. There's no installation required, so getting started is easy and Free