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Network monitoring tools monitor associated systems for slow and failing components and notify the network administrators via emails, SMS or any other alarms. These tools provide an at-a-glance, real-time view of your network devices, services, applications, connections, and traffic patterns. Network monitoring has become a key responsibility of the network administrator. Administrators have a multitude of choices from open-source and freeware network monitoring software to commercial network monitoring tools. This article focuses on the open-source solutions available today.
Please note that this article is a work in progress. Additions and changes will be made going forward.