This is the blog of Ronald Bartels that wanders on and off the subject of problem management (that is how it started). Mostly now the topics are about IoT and SD-WAN.
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Why the legacy pricing models of network management are dated
Many network management products are licensed using a legacy licensing
model. The significant majority still use the old and dated licensing
model that Microsoft was familiar with before we knew about the cloud
and starting using Office 365. Many of these products are packed with
features that are never touched but you still pay for them. It's time to
wake up, smell the roses and join the cloud generation. Ironic, as most
of these packages claim to assist in managing the cloud...
Firewalls are becoming increasingly important in today’s world. Hackers and automated scripts are constantly trying to invade your system and use it for Bitcoin mining, botnets or other things. To prevent these attacks, you can use a firewall on your system. IPTables is the strongest firewall in Linux because it can filter packets in the kernel before they reach the application. Using IPTables is not very easy for Linux beginners. We have created easywall - the simple IPTables web interface . The focus of the software is on easy installation and use. Access this neat software over on github: easywall
This freeware utility allows monitoring of supporting SNMPv1 and SNMPv2c devices including Cisco. Intended as fast aid for network administrators who need prompt access to current information about state of network equipment. Access STG here (original site) or alternatively here .