Free Network Device Monitor allows you to quickly and easily start monitoring your favorite network device! "Out-of-the-box" monitors include: Juniper devices, Cisco ASA appliances, HP Procurve equipment, Cisco switches, and much more.

Network Device Monitor

Monitor Performance & Availability for Your Favorite Network Device

Network Monitoring Made Free & Easy!

In the universe of your WAN, network devices are constantly under attack from villainous forces that threaten their performance and availability. What if you could shield your network devices from these evils so they could perform their duties uninterrupted?

Never fear, our free Network Device Monitor is here to save the day. This free tool makes it easy to monitor the real-time performance and health of a single device on your network with a cool desktop dashboard that sends up a bat signal when your device is in trouble.

Regardless of whether you need to protect the performance of your core router, a critical Cisco® ASA, or your favorite HP Procurve® switch, Network Device Monitor is ready to leap into action. With this free network monitoring tool by your side, you can quickly and easily create a custom monitoring template for your chosen network device and then share it with your fellow IT geeks on thwack, SolarWinds online community. Or, simply browse the extensive library of network device monitoring templates to see if someone has already done the work for you! There are hundreds of existing monitors to choose from, making it easy to get started.

But maybe you want to go even further with your superhero monitoring measures… and want to monitor a little-known OID to track statistics like temperature, fan speed, or battery status? Our free Network Device Monitor comes to the rescue once again with its built-in custom MIB compiler, which enables you to monitor virtually any statistic that an SNMP-enabled network device records. If you’ve got the MIB, Network Device Monitor makes it easy to compile, so that you can start monitoring immediately.

Free Network Device Monitor Highlights:

  • Monitor real-time performance and health for any device on your network with a groovy desktop dashboard
  • Get started immediately with an extensive collection of "out-of-the-box" monitors for popular network devices including Juniper® devices, Cisco ASA appliances, HP Procurve equipment, Cisco switches, and much more
  • Create and share custom network device monitoring templates – one click posts your monitoring template to thwack, the SolarWinds community site
  • Compile custom MIBs to monitor virtually any statistic on an SNMP-enabled network device
  • Use your monitoring templates with Orion Network Performance Monitor when you are ready to monitor all of your devices simultaneously
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Need to Monitor Multiple Devices Simultaneously?

If you need to monitor the performance and availability of all of the devices on your network, check out Orion Network Performance Monitor (NPM), which delivers enterprise-class performance monitoring for networks large and small. Orion NPM enables you to:

  • Monitor multiple network devices simultaneously across complex networks
  • Run multiple device monitors at the same time to gather critical real-time statistics on different aspects of your devices
  • Receive advanced alerts for correlated events, sustained conditions, and complex combinations of device state
  • Quickly investigate network issues with drill down maps and Top 10 views of your global network
  • Generate and distribute network performance reports using 49 out-of-the-box templates that can be customized with a few mouse clicks
  • View historical device information

As an added bonus, you can even use the monitoring templates you created using Network Device Monitor with Orion Network Performance Monitor when you’re ready to make the switch!