IP Address Manager Centralized IP Address Monitoring, Alerting & Reporting

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  • Centralizes IP infrastructure management and monitoring
  • Consolidates multi-vendor DHCP/DNS management via a single, integrated interface
  • Proactively monitors your IP resources with powerful alerting and reporting
  • Active IP address conflict detection and preventive alerts
  • Delivers real-time, at-a-glance dashboard visibility along with historical IP tracking
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Centralized IP address management

With SolarWinds IP Address Manager (IPAM), you can simplify IP address management and your DHCP and DNS administration. SolarWinds IPAM offers centralized IP address management with unified DHCP and DNS administration to easily find available IP addresses, automatically configure DHCP and DNS settings, and publish accurate address documentation. In addition, you can ensure stable network operation by actively monitoring critical IP resources like DHCP scopes and available active IP addresses, and by configuring and receiving timely alerts and insightful management reports.

Top 5 Reasons to Use IP Address Manager

  • Centralized IP Address Management

    Centralized IP Address Management

    IP Address Manager helps you easily manage thousands of IP addresses and ensure that each new mobile or smart device, virtual server, server, or desktop has its own unique IP address. Using IP Address Manager you can publish reliable IP address documentation and enable teams to complete projects faster and with greater accuracy.

    • Easily import your old spreadsheets
    • Active network scans to verify IP address status
    • Secure collaboration using permissioned access
    • IP address details (including user-defined fields) and history

    It’s time to retire your spreadsheets. It’s simply no longer feasible to use manual spreadsheets to track and manage IP addresses. Chances are that you already know this because you have lived first-hand through the pain of inadequate version controls and incomplete and outdated data. And worst of all, they simply don’t integrate well with your management practices. Plus, you know how fast you’ve been adding new devices to the network – and that trend is only expected to accelerate. It’s time to use SolarWinds® IP Address Manager (IPAM)!

    • Easily import your old spreadsheets
    • Search on any IP address to view status, history, and details
    • Active network scans to verify IP address status
    • Secure collaboration using permissioned access
    • Fully integrated with DHCP and DNS administration
    • Optional integration with SolarWinds User Device Tracker(UDT)to show device-level detail
    • Flexible addresses organization by geography, business unit, function, etc.
    • IP address details (including user-defined fields) and history

    IP Address Manager not only eliminates all of the frustration caused by spreadsheets, it also makes provisioning IP addresses much easier and more reliable. This means new projects are completed faster. Plus, if problems do occur, you have accurate documentation that you can reference fast. This helps keep the network running smoothly and makes more time available to spend on other important things.

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  • Unified DHCP and DNS Administration

    Unified DHCP and DNS Administration

    IP Address Manager helps automatically provision addresses on virtually any major DHCP and DNS platform. You’ll be able to easily unify and manage all of your Microsoft®, Cisco® and ISC Open Source DHCP and DNS servers (or any combination). Now teams can easily find and configure IP addresses from a single management console.

    • Unified GUI-based administration for Microsoft®, Cisco® and Internet Systems Consortium (ISC) open source DHCP and DNS
    • View and edit DHCP and DNS settings as part of the IP address record
    • Define and manage DHCP scopes, leases, and more
    • Support for advanced DHCP configuration settings
    • Define and manage DNS zones and records

    It’s simply too inefficient to manage each and every DHCP and DNS server one at a time when provisioning for or making IP address changes. There are too many changes involved with the creation and modification of subnets or creating and managing virtual servers alone. And if you’re using open source systems, then you really need something better than CLI! SolarWinds® IP Address Manager (IPAM) makes all of your DHCP and DNS servers behave as one single, well managed system. Plus, many changes are made automatically with seamless integration with centralized IP address management. Maybe your DHCP and DNS infrastructure is starting to underperform. SolarWinds IPAM can also help you consolidate and upgrade your DHCP and DNS infrastructure. Simply upgrade or replace systems to the platform of choice without learning new systems or reinventing your management processes.

    SolarWinds IPAM makes it easy to unify the administration and consolidation of DHCP and DNS servers into one unified and logical system, or onto the platform of your choice without experiencing disruptive upgrades or requiring expensive appliances or other costly options.

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  • Active IP Resource Monitoring

    Active IP Resource Monitoring

    IP Address Manager automatically and proactively detects IP address problems that can eventually lead to network disruption. IP Address Manager watches key IP resources and finds problems before they become incidents. This helps network administrators avoid disruption and prevent network downtime.

    • Monitor IP address conflicts
    • Monitor DHCP and DNS server performance
    • Monitor scope utilization
    • Monitor available IP addresses by subnet

    Let’s face it. Sometimes we don’t always catch mistakes made by us or others, nor can we be everywhere at once. Well, SolarWinds® IP Address Manager (IPAM) has your back by automatically monitoring critical IP resources and alerting you to problems before they become serious. For example, you can avoid problems like the VoIP phones in the new branch office not working because there are no more IP addresses for lease or connectivity issues leading to users complaining that the network is too slow in the morning.

    IP Address Manager helps you automatically detect IP conflicts and fix them. It alerts you on any IP duplications that give rise to disruption in network connectivity. Such issues become more serious when the IP conflict is with a critical server like that of an email or Web server. SolarWinds IPAM provides you with the means to proactively detect IP address conflicts and fix them even before the users report a problem.

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  • IP Address Conflict Detection System

    IP Address Conflict Detection System

    IP Address Manager can actively detect duplicate IP addresses and IP conflicts for both static and DHCP environments to help prevent network problems before they happen.

    • Automatically detect duplicate IP address assignments
    • Receive an immediate alert when an IP conflict is detected
    • Quickly resolve IP address conflicts utilizing detailed connection information

    IP address conflicts can wreak havoc on your network causing the affected machines to experience erratic or complete loss of network connectivity.

    IP conflicts can impact any system on the network that has the misfortune of having a duplicate IP address, including laptops, printers, VoIP phones, and critical servers. Imagine the situation and business impact if one of your mission-critical services goes down due to an IP address conflict!

    Fortunately, SolarWinds® IP Address Manager (IPAM) can help prevent potentially disastrous IP conflicts with its ability to actively detect duplicate IP addresses in both static and DHCP environments.

    With IP Address Manager, you’ll receive an immediate alert if an IP conflict is detected. SolarWinds IPAM will also identify the MAC addresses of the machines in conflict, their connection history, hardware details, and operating system so you can quickly troubleshoot and resolve the problem. And, if you have SolarWinds User Device Trackerinstalled, you’ll also get the corresponding user and switch port associated with the IP conflict.

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  • Powerful Alerting and Reporting

    Powerful Alerting and Reporting

    IP Address Manager helps you stay ahead of serious problems like address conflicts, poor performing DHCP/DNS servers, or full DHCP scopes. In reality, most of these issues can get out of hand and turn into serious network outages as they go unnoticed or critical parameters are left unmonitored. So turn to being proactive instead of being reactive!

    • Quickly troubleshoot IP address issues by knowing what changed and when
    • Utilize detailed activity logs to retrace events leading up to an IP conflict
    • Determine if an IP address has recently changed by viewing event history
    • View a comprehensive list of system events and actions

    Using manual methods for tracking and managing IP addresses calls for a great deal of effort spent to record and search for information. You might not have the time to search through lines of data or files when you are in the middle of a critical network problem, let alone make sure that the information recorded is up to date.

    SolarWinds IP Address Manager (IPAM) satisfies your need for a solution that can automatically update and sync data to when changes are made, providing you with relevant information accessible from anywhere at anytime!

    • Alerts: top scopes by utilization, top subnets by IP addresses used, top subnets with transient addresses, and recent SolarWinds IPAM events
    • Reports: available IP addresses, reserved addresses, used addresses, all subnets, IP address histories, and events
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System Requirements - One Software Fits All

Operating System

Windows Server 2003, 2008 (including R2) or 2012, with IIS in 32-bit mode. IIS must be installed. SolarWinds recommends that Orion administrators have local administrator privileges to ensure full functionality of local Orion tools. Accounts limited to use of the Orion Web Console do not require administrator privileges.

Notes:

SolarWinds does not support production installations of Orion products on Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 systems.

CPU

P1000 – 2.0 GHz (Dual Core Recommended)
IP4000 – 2.4 GHz (Dual Core Recommended)
IP16000 & IPX – 3.0 GHz (Dual Core Recommended)

.Net Framework

Version 3.5 or later (.NET Framework 4.0 is recommended)

Memory

IP1000 – 3 GB
IP4000 – 4 GB
IP16000 & IPX – 4 GB

Database

SQL Server 2005 SP1, 2005 SP2, 2005 SP3, 2005 SP4
SQL 2008 without SP, 2008 SP1, 2008 SP2, 2008 SP3
SQL 2008 R2 without SP, 2008 R2 SP1, 2008 R2 SP2
SQL 2012, SQL 2012 SP1

Hard Drive*

IP1000 – 2 GB
IP4000 – 5 GB
IP16000 & IPX – 20 GB

SNMP Trap Services

Windows operating system management and monitoring tools component

Application Ports

161/SNMP and 443/SNMP
17777/TCP open for Orion module traffic
17778/ HTTPS open to access the SolarWinds Information Service API

Web Console Browser

Microsoft Internet Explorer version 6 or higher with Active scripting Firefox 3.0 or higher (Toolset Integration is not supported on Firefox)

NOTE: The minimum server requirements listed assume default configuration. Significantly increasing the poll rate or statistic collection rate could result in additional load on the server, which may require a larger CPU or additional memory.

Must-Have Features of IP Adress Manager

  • Automated IP Address Scanning

    Automated IP Address Scanning

    IP Address Manager allows you to easily set up scheduled, automatic scanning to reduce manual errors and ensure your network’s IP address information is always up-to-date.

    • Perform automated, scheduled IP address scanning with customizable intervals
    • Automatically scan all subnets, a group of subnets, or an individual subnet
    • Customize scans based on network needs
    • Get IP status even when ICMP and SNMP are disabled via neighboring device ARP table discovery

    SolarWinds® IP Address Manager (IPAM) allows you to perform automatic subnet scans at customized intervals suited to your network’s needs. Scan as frequently as every 10 minutes or as infrequently as every 7 days. Moreover, you can schedule each scan independently by subnet, in order to provide more efficient and effective scanning based on dynamic or static subnet needs.

    Scheduled IP address scanning also helps avoid IP address conflicts by recognizing transient IP status. For example, if a static IP goes offline during a maintenance update and is not reachable, IP Address Manager will configure that IP as transient to prevent other network engineers from assigning the IP address. You can configure the transient period for any number of consecutive days, up to a year. Upon a subsequent scan, if the network device returns online again, IP Address Manager will simply show its associated status as "used." With just a few clicks, you can easily modify a scheduled IP address scan to customize it for your particular scanning needs. IP Address Manager also makes it easy to create your own scan job from scratch. Each job performs a scan of network devices based on subnet.

    As part of the scheduled scan, IP Address Manager’s indirect discovery provides more complete information on the status of IPs you’re managing. By identifying neighboring device ARP tables, IP Address Manager provides IP status information, even when SNMP and ICMP are disabled or blocked.

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  • DHCP Split Scope Functionality

    DHCP Split Scope Functionality

    IP Address Manager provides quick and easy DHCP split scope configuration for high-availability and load-balancing of your critical DHCP services.

    • Manage and monitor Microsoft® and Cisco® DHCP split scopes directly from the SolarWinds® IPAM console
    • Quickly and easily configure DHCP split scopes utilizing a simple two-step wizard
    • View related scopes and scope distribution across your subnets

    With SolarWinds IP Address Manager (IPAM), you get simplified split scope setup to deliver high-availability and load-balancing for your critical DHCP services.

    IP Address Manager allows you to quickly configure your DHCP split scope with a simple two-step wizard. Additionally, you can easily view related scopes and scope distribution across your subnets, all from SolarWinds IPAM’s centralized Web console.

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  • Advanced DHCP Configuration Options

    Advanced DHCP Configuration Options

    IP Address Manager allows you to directly configure standard DHCP options for your multi-vendor DHCP servers without having to log on to individual servers or deal with complicated CLI commands. The changes are automatically synced to the respective server.

    • Configure standard DHCP scope options directly from the SolarWinds® IPAM console
    • Manage configurations for your multi-vendor DHCP servers from a single intuitive Web interface
    • Specify pools, ranges and leases without having to telnet or SSH access

    You can use the simple DHCP configuration wizard in SolarWinds IP Address Manager (IPAM) to manage a ton of frequently used DHCP options (based on RFC2132) for your Windows®, Cisco® and ISC DHCP servers.

    IP Address Manager offers DHCP configuration support for remote-boot devices. Administrators can easily configure and manage IP services for VoIP, NAS, and similar devices that boot from the network. For example, to set up scope level options for VoIP, simply choose from a drop-down list in SolarWinds IPAM. You can eliminate the additional effort of separately configuring required options on the DHCP server after creating the scope in SolarWinds IPAM. In the case of ISC servers, there is no need to download configuration files or run commands in CLI. Just click and select for DHCP options from the interactive Web interface in SolarWinds IPAM.

    Advanced DHCP options for ISC are:

    • Easily setup VoIP options (66 & 67) on your DHCP scopes
    • Manage all RFC standard DHCP options (for Microsoft®, Cisco & ISC) using the Web UI with usability descriptions for each option
    • Automatically sync DHCP scope options between SolarWinds IPAM and DHCP servers
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  • Role-Based Access Control

    Role-Based Access Control

    IP Address Manager helps coordinate team access, streamline task delegation, and provide secure management through role-based permissions and granular user control.

    • Grant varying privilege levels and custom roles for enhanced control & security
    • Create and edit role definitions down to the subnet level to restrict user access
    • Define user access roles per subnet, group or supernet

    SolarWinds® IP Address Manager (IPAM) provides role-based administration to streamline user delegation and task management in multi-admin environments.

    With IP Address Manager, you have the ability to use role definitions to restrict user access, grant varying privilege levels, and define custom roles so you can stay in control of who can make what change.

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  • IP Tracer for Historical IP Address Tracking

    IP Tracer for Historical IP Address Tracking

    IP Address Manager tracks IP address change histories and shows how certain properties have changed over time.

    • View historical tracking using the search feature
    • View IP address details including MAC and hostname assignment history

    SolarWinds® IP Address Manager (IPAM) offers the historical tracking of addresses to see how certain properties have changed over time. For example, you can track MAC address and hostnames previously assigned to an IP address.

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  • Detailed Event Recording

    Detailed Event Recording

    IP Address Manager automatically records all IP-related events and keeps a detailed activity log showing what changed and when for quick and easy troubleshooting.

    • Quickly troubleshoot IP address issues by knowing what changed and when
    • Utilize detailed activity logs to retrace events leading up to an IP conflict
    • Determine if an IP address has recently changed by viewing event history
    • View a comprehensive list of system events and actions

    Keeping track of changes to your IP space is difficult enough, but when multiple network engineers are in play, it can become a logistical nightmare. And, if you’re using spreadsheets, effective change tracking is virtually impossible. How can you make sure that all changes are actually documented and that each engineer is aware of each other’s changes? How can you figure out which change caused the IP conflict?

    With SolarWinds® IP Address Manager, all IP-related changes are recorded in detail so that other users can simply check an activity log to find what changed and when. Troubleshooting becomes quick and easy, as does retracing events leading up to an IP address conflict or network problem.

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  • Integrated Endpoint Tracking

    Integrated Endpoint Tracking

    IP Address Manager integrates with SolarWinds User Device Tracker (UDT) to provide a single view of IP addresses and corresponding endpoint connection details for improved troubleshooting and enhanced network access protection.

    • Get improved troubleshooting and network access protection through integrated endpoint tracking
    • View IP address, device port, and user login information in the same window
    • Quickly locate offending devices or suspicious activity associated with an IP address
    • Leverage current and historical endpoint connection details to resolve network issues

    SolarWinds® IP Address Manager (IPAM) integrates with SolarWinds User Device Tracker (UDT)to provide powerful, end-to-end IP address to user/device mapping in a single view for even more comprehensive IP space management, improved troubleshooting, and enhanced network access protection.

    When both SolarWinds IP Address Manager and User Device Tracker are installed, IP Address Manager will display corresponding switch port details and user information—all within the same integrated view, so you can quickly track down and resolve network issues before they cause a major problem.

    Within the subview, the following UDT resources are displayed:

    • Node Details (Node IP)
    • Port Details (Endpoint IP)
    • Polling Details (Polling Node IP)
    • Device Watch List (Watch device’s/User’s IP)
    • Port History (Endpoints’ IP)
    • Endpoint Details (Endpoint’s IP)
    • User Details (User’s IP)
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  • Global IP Address Search

    Global IP Address Search

    IP Address Manager tracks down a specific IP address on your network in just seconds by performing a global search.

    • Quickly search for any IP address and/or wildcard expression to retrieve an interactive list of IP addresses
    • Search IPv4 or IPv6 addresses

    From SolarWinds® IP Address Manager’s (IPAM) advanced Web console, you can perform a global search for any specific IP address or wildcard expression with a partial IP address. Within seconds, an interactive list returns, allowing you to link directly to the subnet for that specific IP address. Additionally, you can edit IP address properties and set the status of the selected IP address.

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  • IP Address Import Wizard

    IP Address Import Wizard

    IP Address Manager makes it easy to import and export IP addresses from spreadsheets or other text-based files.

    • Import IP addresses and settings from an Excel® or .csv file
    • Automatically create new subnets upon import.
    • Import group, supernet and subnet tree hierarchy

    SolarWinds® IP Address Manager (IPAM) includes an import wizard that will guide you through the process of importing IP address and subnets from a Microsoft® Excel or .csv based file. IP Address Manager allows you to select which data you want to import and how to map the imported content. Just follow the onscreen instructions and the wizard will assist you with all the required steps.

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  • Subnet Allocation Wizard

    Subnet Allocation Wizard

    You can specify supernet and subnet sizes, so that IP Address Manager can automatically allocate the correctly-sized subnet.

    • Specify your supernet, desired subnet size, retrieve a list of possible subnets and see which subnets are open in a given supernet
    • Avoid creating duplicate subnets
    • Save time by using a built-in subnet calculator

    SolarWinds® IP Address Manager (IPAM) provides a Subnet Allocation Wizard to help you efficiently organize your managed IP address space into subnets that are sized appropriately for the extent and traffic of your network. With its real-time subnet calculator, the IP Address Manager Subnet Allocation Wizard allows you to quickly determine the most efficient way to subdivide any supernet.

    The Subnet Allocation Wizard takes a supernet address, a Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR) method, and a desired subnet size and displays a list of available subnets. You can quickly choose from this interactive list to allocate new subnets on your network.

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  • Microsoft® Active Directory™ Integration

    Microsoft® Active Directory™ Integration

    Leverage your existing Microsoft Active Directory user accounts to allow users to log in to SolarWinds IP Address Manager.

    • Leverage existing Microsoft® Active Directory™ user account information and groups for SolarWinds® IP Address Manager logins
    • Configure and save Active Directory credentials for use when scanning Microsoft DHCP devices on your network
    • Create groups for users who belong to multiple AD groups so you can ensure the appropriate permissions are delivered to specific users

    Leverage your existing Microsoft Active Directory user accounts to allow users to log in to SolarWinds IP Address Manager (IPAM). Users and groups can automatically log in using a custom username/password or optionally use an AD pass-through login to bypass the login screens altogether.

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  • Customizable Dashboard

    Customizable Dashboard

    IP Address Manager provides a customizable dashboard that delivers the essential information you need in a unified, “at-a-glance” view for streamlined management and quick troubleshooting.

    • Streamline IP infrastructure management with a customizable and intuitive dashboard
    • View essential IP information and metrics all on a single-pane-of-glass
    • Quickly troubleshoot IP problems with a unified view of address space and DHCP/DNS services
    • Leverage Top 10 lists for simplified “at-a-glance” visibility into IP space allocation and utilization
    • Easily recognize near-capacity subnets and proactively reallocate IP addresses accordingly

    SolarWinds® IP Address Manager (IPAM) provides a highly customizable dashboard so you have everything you need in one place to efficiently and effectively manage your IP address space and DHCP/DNS services. You get “at-a-glance” visibility to quickly see the information you need to ensure the highest levels of availability and performance of your entire IP infrastructure.

    You can add, delete, and reorder resources on the dashboard to best suit your network management needs, including customized bar graphs, charts, and reports. Plus, you can easily view active alerts and critical events that need immediate attention.

    And, with SolarWinds Top 10 lists, IP management is made even simpler— displaying the subnet name, bar graphs showing what percentage of IP space is used, how many IPs are available, and how many IPs are used in a given subnet. But it doesn’t stop there—you can customize these lists in a number of different ways. Despite their name, top 10 lists can be configured to display any number of subnets between 1 and 99. They can also be filtered on a number of different properties, including:

    • GroupId
    • ParentId
    • Address
    • AddressMask
    • CIDR
    • FriendlyName
    • Comments
    • VLAN
    • Location
    • LastDiscovery
    • ScanInterval
    • NodeExpungeInterval
    • UsedCount
    • AvailableCount
    • ReservedCount
    • TransientCount
    • DisableAutoScanning
    • TotalCount
    • PercentUsed
    • User-defined properties
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  • User-Defined IP Address Grouping

    User-Defined IP Address Grouping

    IP Address Manager allows you to quickly and easily organize your entire network’s IP space with drag-and-drop simplicity.

    • Group IP addresses by department, geography, device vendor, or your own custom fields
    • Drag and drop other groups, subnets, and supernets into groups as required to organize your network

    SolarWinds® IP Address Manager (IPAM) provides groups to help you and your team organize IP space. The drag-and-drop user interface makes it quick and easy to create groups that can contain any number of other groups, supernets, subnets, or individual IP addresses.

    For example, in the case of a large network spread over multiple offices, each with its own sales, marketing, and development departments, IP Address Manager allows you to create groups for each branch office network. Each branch office may have its own assigned IP addresses or be a subnet of your entire network.

    Using IP Address Manager, you can group all the various network components related to each department of each branch office into its own group. This allows a local branch network engineer to manage their own IP addresses without impacting other branch offices.

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  • IPv6 Address Migration Planning Tool

    IPv6 Address Migration Planning Tool

    IP Address Manager simplifies creation of an IPv6 migration plan and prepares your infrastructure for IPv6 address space. It will show you all “dual-stack” devices so that you can see which devices are already using IPv6.

    • Plan your IPv4 to IPv6 migration by creating and testing multiple scenarios before implementation
    • Add, edit, and delete IPv6 addresses and subnets
    • Search for IPv4 or IPv6 addresses and find the “other side” address on dual-stack devices

    SolarWinds® IP Address Manager helps you coordinate your migration to IPv6 by providing the ability to add IPv6 sites and subnets for planning purposes. IPv6 addresses can then be grouped to assist with network organization.

    • Add and delete IPv6 subnets
    • Search for IPv6 addresses
    • Create and edit IPv6 groups for organizing network components
    • Easily view IPv4 and IPv6 addresses in dual-stack devices
    • Add, delete, or edit individual or ranges of IPv6 addresses
    • Edit IPv6 prefixes
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  • IP Address Reporting

    IP Address Reporting

    SolarWinds IPAM generates IP address reports using out-of-the-box templates and automates report creation and distribution.

    • Access and customize built-in reports to share across your team
    • Automate report generation
    • Project future capacity needs based on current IP usage

    Using the powerful capabilities of IP Address Manager’s Report Writer, data can be easily extracted and presented in a useful format. Report Writer allows you to format your data exactly to your specifications and preview reports before you display them. When you have finished editing your reports, you can use the scheduler tool to schedule distribution of reports via email and to enable people to view them through the web console.

    Additionally, IP Address Manager contains a number of built-in reports:

    • All available IP addresses
    • All reserved IP addresses
    • All used IP addresses
    • All subnets
    • Last 250 events
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  • Quick, Do-It-Yourself Deployment

    Quick, Do-It-Yourself Deployment

    IP Address Manager can be downloaded, installed, and deployed in less than an hour!

    • DIY deployment gets you up and running in less than an hour
    • Simple wizard interface provides point-and-click installation
    • SolarWinds® Network Sonar Discovery provides automatic discovery of IP space
    • Import wizard allows you to easily import IP addresses and subnet hierarchy

    SolarWinds IP Address Manager is a software-based solution that seamlessly overlays onto your existing DHCP/DNS environment. No need to buy an expensive appliance or “rip and replace” your current IP infrastructure. Just simply download and install.

    With SolarWinds IP Address Manager, you can be up and running in less than an hour!

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Demos

  • Live Demo: IP Address Manager (IPAM)

    Check out our live demo to discover how IP Address Manager (IPAM) provides detailed visibility into IP address space usage, making it easy to minimize IP conflicts and ensure your network is always humming.

Datasheets

  • Datasheet: IP Address Manager

    With SolarWinds® IP Address Manager (IPAM), you can finally ditch those outmoded spreadsheets and the problems that come along with them for the reliability and scalability of an automated and consolidated DHCP, DNS and IP address management solution.

Videos

  • IP Address Manager Overview

    Get a quick overview of SolarWinds IP Address Manager (IPAM). Learn why automated and consolidated DHCP/DNS and IP address management is a must-have in today's dynamic networks. SolarWinds IPAM provides centralized management, monitoring, alerting, and reporting on your entire IP infrastructure, all from an intuitive web console. It's simplified IP space management in one, easy-to-use solution.

  • BIND DNS Monitoring and Management Support with IPAM v4

    Review the latest version of SolarWinds IP Address Manager, which will revolutionize the way admins manage their BIND DNS server farm. Create, edit and remove DNS records via the IPAM web browser. DNS monitoring and management all in single web-based console. Yes, it’s really that simple.

  • Avoid IP Address Conflicts

    An IP address conflict occurs when two computers on the same network have been assigned the same IP address. This conflict causes malfunction of communication from/to "shared" IP Address and can spiral into a frantic troubleshooting event. In this video we will discuss how to identify, resolve and prevent static and dynamic IP address conflicts.

  • Planning Your IPv4 to IPv6 Migration

    Are you ready for IPv6? The SolarWinds Head Geek Josh Stephens, discusses how to get ahead of the game and plan your future IPv4 to IPv6 migration with Orion IPAM. For more information, visit http://www.solarwinds.com

Webcasts

  • IP Proliferation: How do you seize control for greater security and scalability?

    In this webinar you will learn about challenges faced by network admins because of IP device proliferation, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), IPV4 exhaustion, virtual machine sprawl, and more. We’ll also cover best practices for enhanced endpoint access security, improved IP troubleshooting, and how SolarWinds® IP Address Manager (IPAM) and User Device Tracker (UDT) can help.

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  • IP Address Management Best Practices

    Given all of the challenges that IT departments face today, managing your IP address space should not be one of them. Join SolarWinds Head Geek Josh Stephens as he explores best practices for managing your IP address space and some of the pitfalls that come with doing it the old fashioned way, spreadsheets!

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Case Studies

  • IPAM to the rescue in Air Rarotonga’s remote site challenges

    Working at one of the world’s most remote sites, Air Rarotonga’s IT Manager Marcus Gleinig experiences problems of distance, latency, cyclones, power cuts and scarce resources that most IT professionals could scarcely even imagine. When it came to needing network tools, the resourceful Marcus knew where to go – straight to SolarWinds, for IP Address Manager. This solution alerts him as soon as the company’s far flung network develops problems, so he can address these before the phone starts ringing with user complaints.

  • IPAM saves time and safeguards quality for Open Line

    Read how Open Line, a managed service provider based in the Netherlands, recently introduced IP Address Manager (IPAM) to help with capacity management, saving up to 10 hours a month in IT staff time.

Whitepapers

  • ROI for IPAM Solutions in Small-Mid Sized Enterprise Environments

    Learn about the opportunities for realizing the ROI of controlled management of IP addresses with this free white paper from Enterprise Management Associates (EMA). When an organization is small, managing IP address space is typically managed with paper and pencil or in an Excel spreadsheet. However, as a network grows and more frequent changes are being made, the IP address schema becomes complex and requires closer monitoring. This is where an IPAM solution becomes ideal. See how your organization can benefit from controlled management of IP addresses.

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  • Managing the BYOD Chaos

    Enterprise computing, as we know it, is facing a dimensional shift with the widespread diffusion of the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) phenomenon. BYOD is the latest trend where employees bring their personally-owned mobile devices, smartphones and tablets to their place of work, and use these devices to access files, e-mail, and many other network applications. This whitepaper focuses on two particular areas for managing potential BYOD chaos: IP infrastructure management, and user device tracking & switch port monitoring.

    *Registration Required

Product Guides

  • SolarWinds IPAM Quick Start Guide

    SolarWinds, Inc develops and markets an array of network management, monitoring, and discovery tools to meet the diverse requirements of today’s network management and consulting professionals.

Tech Tips

Product FAQ

  • Q: Does SolarWinds IP Address Manager require SolarWinds Network Performance Manager (NPM)?

    A: No, SolarWinds IP Address Manager is now available as a stand-alone application and no longer requires an installation of SolarWinds NPM. IP Address Manager, however, still has the ability to fully integrate with SolarWinds NPM in order to provide a comprehensive view of network health and performance.

  • Q: How is SolarWinds IP Address Manager licensed?

    A: SolarWinds IP Address Manager is licensed based on the number of “used” (used, reserved and transient) IP addresses. For example, if your network has 20,000 IPs, but only 15,000 are “used”, then you could select the IP16000 license below. There are four license tiers to choose from to match the size of your network:

    • IPAM IP1000 (up to 1024 IPs or one /22)
    • IPAM IP4000 (up to 4096 IPs or one /20)
    • IPAM IP16000 (up to 16384 IPs or one /18)
    • IPAM IPX (Unlimited IPs)

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Version History

v 4.1
SolarWinds IP Address Manager (IPAM) v4.1 provides the following new features:
  • ISC DHCP Support
  • Support for advanced DHCP configuration options
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v 4.0
SolarWinds IP Address Manager (IPAM) v4.0 provides the following new features:
  • BIND DNS Support
  • Active IP Address Conflict Detection
  • Integration with SolarWinds User Device Tracker
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v 3.1
SolarWinds IP Address Manager version 3.1 added the following new features:
  • Integrated Microsoft® DNS Management
  • Integrated Cisco® DHCP Management
  • Support for Cisco ASA devices
  • Split Scope Functionality for Microsoft and Cisco
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v 3.0

SolarWinds IP Address Manager version 3.0 added support for management and monitoring of DDI (DHCP, DNS, IPAM) from a centralized web interface.

  • Powerful and centralized IP address management and monitoring for Microsoft DNS & DHCP services
  • Add new or edit existing Windows DHCP servers and scopes.
  • Set, update or delete reservations, reservation status and DHCP properties, including IP ranges and exclusions.
  • Monitor and consolidate Microsoft DNS info from multiple servers and view alongside DHCP information
  • Use role definitions to restrict user access, grant varying privilege levels, and define custom roles
  • Microsoft Active Directory Integration
  • Import wizard that will guide you the process of importing IP address and subnets from an excel or .csv based file
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v 2.0
SolarWinds IP Address Manager version 2.0 added stand-alone functionality the made IP address management more affordable than ever.
  • Available as a stand-alone application, making IP address management more affordable than ever
  • Create IPv6 subnets and plan your IPv6 migrations
  • Determine what device had a specific IP address at a given point in time with historical address tracking
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To see a complete version history for SolarWinds IP Address Manager, please visit our release notes.

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Tips and Training

Get a quick overview of SolarWinds IP Address Manager (IPAM) and learn why automated and consolidated DHCP/DNS and IP address management is a must-have in today's dynamic networks.

IP Address Manager Overview
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