Network Configuration Manager

Automated network change and configuration management software

Starts at $2845

Fully functional for 30 days

  1. Improve network compliance and security

    Save time managing network vulnerabilities, configuring devices to policy, detecting and preventing out-of-process changes, and auditing device configurations.

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  2. See and fix network problems

    NCM and NPM work together. Use NPM 12 with NetPathTM to identify performance-robbing problems, then follow up with NCM to quickly make corrective configuration changes.

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Key Features

  • Multi-vendor network change and configuration management

    Manage configs for routers, switches, and other devices from Cisco®, Juniper®, HP®, and more.

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  • Configuration backup

    Recover quickly from hardware faults and human-caused configuration errors.

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  • Real-time configuration change notification

    Integration with Network Performance Monitor NetPath allows you to receive immediate details about configuration changes.

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  • Configuration compliance auditing

    Help ensure that devices are configured and operating in compliance with regulatory standards.

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  • Network change automation

    Make standardized configuration changes in minutes across dissimilar devices.

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  • Network device life-cycle management

    Cisco SMARTnet™ integration and automatic network discovery for security, warranty, and EoL alerts.

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  • Integrates with NPM

    Modular architecture allows you to easily extend your management tools as your needs evolve.

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  • Network vulnerability management

    Automatically identify device vulnerabilities and easily upgrade firmware.

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  • Reliable and easy to use

    More than 250,000 customers believe SolarWinds products are easy to install, use, and own.

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More Features

Analyze Configuration Changes

Identify specific configuration changes using before and after, side-by-side analysis.

Network Inventory

Automatically discover, profile, and manage devices connected to your network.

Job Scheduling

Utilize service windows using job queuing and scheduling based on nodes, dates, and times.

Vulnerability Management

Identify and fix device vulnerabilities using automatic vulnerability assessment and Cisco firmware upgrades.


Document devices, node details, ports, routes, VLAN's, IP's, services, and more.

Change Review and Approval Workflow

Stop unwanted configuration changes with customizable, two-step review and approval workflow.

Roles and Permissions

Delegate configuration and change management tasks based on assignable roles and permissions.

Centralized Device Credential Management

Centrally and securely manage remote device access using connection profiles.

Manage any CLI device

Teach NCM how to interact with any CLI-managed device using customizable device templates.

Powerful Search

Easily search across your device inventory for devices, histories, configs, commands, parameters, and more.

What Our Customers Are Saying

“NCM is used primarily to back up, manage, and monitor our networking equipment for changes.”

Security engineer, Medium enterprise banking company

Source: TechValidate. TVID: 988-666-4F4

“To backup network equipment configurations and generate audit compliance reports. Show differences in device configurations at different points in time.”

Jane Smith

Network Engineer, Large enterprise healthcare company

Source: TechValidate. TVID: F9C-DA3-FF1

“We use NCM to automatically back configurations, check configurations for errors, or compare to other configurations.”

Network administrator, Medium enterprise energy and utility company

Source: TechValidate. TVID: FC6-DCD-F89

System Requirements

Hard Drive





3GHz, dual-core

.NET Framework

.NET 4.5 required

Operating System

Windows Server® 2008 R2 SP1, 2012, 2012 R2


Supports Express, Standard, or Enterprise versions of the following:
  • SQL Server 2008, 2008 SP1, 2008 SP2, 2008 SP3, or 2008 SP4
  • SQL Server 2008 R2, 2008 R2 SP1, 2008 R2 SP2, or 2008 R2 SP3
  • SQL Server 2012, 2012 SP1, 2012 SP2, or 2012 SP3
  • SQL Server 2014, or 2014 SP1
  • SQL Server 2016


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.


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