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2022-05-08T02:23:00Z

Which Network Analyzer and Network Configuration Manager do you recommend?

Shibu Babuchandran - PeerSpot reviewer
Regional Manager/ Service Delivery at ASPL Info Services
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Hi community,

I work as the Regional Manager at a Tech Services company.

Currently, I'm exploring open-source Network Analyzer and Network Configuration managers. 

Which one would you recommend and why?

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37 Answers

Faycal Noushi - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Hello, 


For Network Analyzer, you can use Elastiflow. It's pretty complete even though its development has stopped lately (we have recently deployed it in production for a customer). It is still just as good as it was a few years ago.


For Network Configuration Management, it really depends on the sets of features you're looking for. But, you can use the Ansible & Gitlab combo. We've written a full tutorial for it on our website: https://www.zen-networks.io/ne...


Good luck!  

2022-05-10T14:49:12Z
Shibu Babuchandran - PeerSpot reviewerShibu Babuchandran
ExpertModeratorReal User

@Faycal Noushi ,
Thanks a lot for your response

Faycal Noushi - PeerSpot reviewerFaycal Noushi
Top 5LeaderboardReal User

@Shibu Babuchandran With pleasure. I hope it helped :)

Robert Vergeer - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 10Real User

For the network configuration manager, I would take a look at Auvik. It is free to try and easy to deploy.


They do a decent job of network traffic analyzing. If you want to look inside the traffic only there is  Wireshark.  


Kind Regards, 


Robert Vergeer

2022-05-12T08:41:17Z
TjeerdSaijoen - PeerSpot reviewer
Top 5Real User

I recommend checking Riverbed, depending on what you need: SNMP, MIB, or Flow. They have many tools available but they are not open source.


 

2022-05-11T10:34:54Z
Shibu Babuchandran - PeerSpot reviewerShibu Babuchandran
ExpertModeratorReal User

@TjeerdSaijoen , Thanks for the response
can you help me with any use cases with riverbed. and the reason for suggesting the same.

TjeerdSaijoen - PeerSpot reviewerTjeerdSaijoen
Top 5Real User

@Shibu Babuchandran yes Riverbed has several use cases, check Digital Experience Innovation & Acceleration | Riverbed
also riverbed is one of the companies focused on networks and network deduction, I work with a lot of tools and have a long history, today you need a total solution for on-prem, hybrid, cloud, multicloud. I use Instana for obeservability, Turbonomic for cost savings and Riverbed with sevone for network and network cost deduction

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