Network Management

Network Performance Monitor

Experience zero network lags with Network Performance Monitor. SolarWinds NPM allows you to instantly identify, confirm, and resolve network performance obstacles and outages.

The single-page path analysis feature of the NPM makes it easy to navigate through the problem by displaying all devices, networks, and vendors right on the screen. Whether you are a small organization, an MNC, or a government organization, NPM scales and adjusts to your network needs

  • Multi-vendor network monitoring and network optimization software aids with faster troubleshooting, enhanced service levels, and reduced downtime.
  • Automatic compilation and display of data known as "Intelligent maps" show relationships for routers, switches, interfaces, volumes, and even groups, updated automatically without user intervention.
  • NetPath feature provides a hop-by-hop analysis of performance, traffic, and configuration details of devices for on-site, custom hybrid, or cloud-based environments.
  • A configurable PerfStack Data Correlation identifies the root cause of the problem by presenting key performance metrics in a single location, making visual comparisons easy and effective.
  • Enhances operational efficiency with out-of-the-box dashboards, capacity forecasting, alerting, and reporting automation.
  • Monitors the health of your hardware with insights into increased temperature, fan speed and power supply.
  • Notifies about important events with customizable topology and dependency-aware intelligent alerts.
  • Provides comprehensive monitoring of F5® BIG-IP®, Cisco Meraki™ products and many more.

NetFlow Traffic Analyser

SolarWinds® NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA) is a monitoring software for your network traffic and bandwidth utilization. It makes it easy to interpret the perennial stream of network data

by converting the raw numbers into easy-to-read graphs and tables. This brings answers to important questions like how, by whom, and for what purpose is the corporate network being used. Tap into the pattern of the network traffic, analyze the traffic pattern, and troubleshoot the problems at their root. You can also use the NTA with multiple vendors, including Cisco NetFlow v5 and v9, Juniper J-Flow, HP sFlow, Huawei NetStream, and IPFIX.

  • Delivers prompt alerts when bandwidth utilization thresholds are breached and helps to identify the reasons by the IP address, application, or IP groups while highlighting the top talkers on the network.
  • Provides a deepened insight about the traffic from source and destination IPs, designated ports, and protocols. Monitors interface-level network bandwidth and traffic patterns with up to one-minute granularity.
  • Delivers a detailed and tailored view of your network traffic on a single pane of glass, making it easy to detect potential hindrance and issues with top ten views of network traffic data. Get to the root cause of bandwidth issues with an intuitive point-and-click interface
  • NTA enables you to inspect excessive network bandwidth utilization and unexpected application traffic. With Network Traffic Forensics, it helps you to gain a deepened insight into any element’s traffic using multiple views to get the perspective you’re looking for.
  • Access Class-Based Quality of Service (CBQoS) by viewing network traffic segmented by Class of Service methods, estimating the efficacy of your CBQoS policies, and quantify bandwidth consumption by the class map.
  • The BGP view allows you to set up customized views of internet traffic for ISPs and organizations to better understand how traffic is balanced across providers.
  • It gives a deeper insight into how the traffic is balanced among various providers by setting up a customized view for ISPs and organizations.
  • NTA effortlessly integrates with SolarWinds Network Configuration Manager (NCM), and SolarWinds User Device Tracker (UDT), allowing to form a unified solution for all IT related issues and needs.

Network Configuration Manager

SolarWinds® Network Configuration Manager is a centralized network device change and configuration management software. It helps to save time by enhancing network reliability

and security by handling configurations, changes, and compliance for routers, switches, and other network devices. In a heterogeneous network working with devices of various types, it performs automatic, scheduled network configuration backup to avoid issues with unplanned configuration changes and possible consequent failures. It allows you to roll back to the last known good configurations, if necessary.

  • Provides compatible support services to major network device vendors including Cisco®, Palo Alto Networks®, Juniper®, HP®, Huawei®, F5®, Avaya®, Ruckus®, and more.
  • Network Configuration Management system is devised to accomplish rapid change across complex and multi-vendor networks, reducing the amount of time needed to complete repetitive tasks, and maintain standards and service levels for uninterrupted IT with its wide range of network automation features.
  • Helps to quickly relieve from a bad configuration change or major device failure by restoring the last known good configurations.
  • Provides a deeper network insight for Palo Alto Networks Gain deeper visibility to complex devices like Cisco ASA firewalls, Cisco Nexus® switches, and now Palo Alto Networks firewalls
  • NCM gives advantage out-of-the-box by the inbuilt compliance assessments and reports for critical security standards like DISA STIG, NIST FISMA, HIPAA, PCI DSS, and more.
  • Integrates with other configurable monitoring modules like Network Performance Monitor, NetFlow Traffic Analyzer, WAN management in a single web console.

IPAddress Manager

SolarWinds IP Address Manager lets you gain complete control over your IP address space. Equipped with a single dashboard, it manages, understands, and reviews where and how the IP address is being used.

In modern times, where network discovery and potential is reaching heights, it is important to handle BYOD, server virtualization, cloud migration, and smart devices with efficiency. IP Address Manager provides an in-depth platform to maintain an inventory of IP addresses integrated with DHCP and DNS administration. Save time and increase the reliability of your network’s IP space.

  • IP address Manager allows you to detect and prevent conflicts with the efficient IPv4 and IPv6 address management. This also allows you to view, discover, and track subnets from all Infoblox® Network Views at the same time and segment subnets without creating a new Network View and associated address blocks.
  • It works efficiently with multi-vendor DHCP and DNS services without demanding any additional proprietary software or hardware. You can simply integrate and manage your Microsoft, Cisco, and ISC open source DHCP servers as well as your BIND and Microsoft DNS servers.
  • Displays a consolidated dashboard by monitoring DHCP and DNS resources, enabling you to view subnets, DNS zones, and DHCP scopes in one place.
  • IPAM allows IPv4 and IPv6 API support with creating, read, update, delete (CRUD) operations to accommodate two-way integration with third-party software. CRUD Operations assists with automating the creation, modification, and deletion of IP records. Moreover, new subnets can be created in IPAM and through API, DNS entries can be created, updated, or removed.
  • Stay ahead of the issues and potential conflicts with quick alerts thereby reducing network downtime.

User Device Tracker

SolarWinds® User Device Tracker (UDT) is equipped with risk management and network access requirements making it easy to tackle the swift increase in IP devices.Control and manage the record of all users

with an automated user and device tracking feature and switch port management capabilities which keep you informed about who and what is connecting to your network. Locate any connected devices without any hassle by searching IP or MAC address, user, host, node, port, or vendor. UDT also enables you to search for previous users along with their last known location. With easy-to-use, point-and-click Web interface, it allows you to monitor switch port usage and make well-researched resource planning decisions.

  • Saves time by ditching the manual practice of tracking and locating an unknown device. UDT helps to instantly find network devices and retrieve switch name, port, port description, VLAN, VRF data, vendor information, and more. Track the device location on your WAN or wireless network. To provide you more detailed information, it seamlessly integrates with SolarWinds IP Address Manager (IPAM).
  • Prevents unauthorised users from hogging the network by retrieving current and past connection information. By integrating it with SolarWinds NetFlow Traffic Analyzer (NTA), you can quickly identify, locate, and block devices/users that unnecessarily consume network bandwidth.
  • UDT helps to identify switches operating at full capacity, as well as switches from which unused ports can be recovered. This helps in giving in-depth information into port status and usage, CPU load, memory used, and more. With out-of-the-box reports that are equipped with current utilization metrics, you can forecast the capacity requirements.
  • UDT schedules regular scans which allow new devices to be discovered automatically, thereby saving time and effort while making sure you always have an up-to-date view of your network.
  • Creates a device watch list by MAC address, IP address, or hostname for both your wired and wireless devices. By tagging the suspicious device through UDT, you receive an alert the next time the specified device/user connects to the network.

Network Bandwidth Analyzer Pack

Solarwinds Network Bandwidth Analyzer pack makes sure all your bandwidth needs are covered. With NTA & NTM included, the pack also offers Multi-vendor network monitoring, Critical path visualization

with NetPath™, PerfStack™ cross-stack network data correlation, CBQoS policy optimization, NBAR2 advanced application recognition, Flexible Deployment Options, etc. It is specifically made keeping the challenges of Network engineers in mind and knowing that monitoring & analyzing bandwidth is essential for the smooth running of networks.

  • Experience an intensive and complete fault monitoring and performance management for your network. Be a step ahead in recognizing shortcomings or issues with the multi-vendor network before they become critical.
  • Intelligent alert notification pings you anywhere, bringing your attention to a crucial issue that needs attention. Advanced alerting also allows you to reduce the unnecessary alerts, narrowing them down to intelligent, dependency, and topology-aware network alerts.
  • Get a hop-by-hop analysis with NetPath which allows you to detect changes, recognize the service provider issue, and give a historical view to understand the network path before any issue.
  • The customisable dashboard allows you to drag and drop key metrics for better visualization and immediate understanding of the network issue across all your network data.
  • Customize the network maps with Orion Maps widget by importing auto-generated maps with customizable layouts, etc. It also allows seeing relationships for routers, switches, interfaces, volumes, and groups, updated automatically without user intervention.
  • Find bandwidth hogs on a network and recognize the applications using the most bandwidth.

Network Topology Mapper

Leave your network mapping to SolarWinds® Network Topology Mapper (NTM). It scans and maps your IT infrastructure like network devices, servers, and virtualization hosts, with a unique multi-layer discovery technique.

It detects your LAN or WAN to present comprehensive network diagrams that integrate OSI Layer 2 and Layer 3 topology data (including switch-to-switch, switch-to-node, and switch-to-router port connections). You can also easily import the reports into Microsoft office and share with the people of the organization.

  • NTM scans your entire network to present a detailed and comprehensive network map in just a few minutes. It allows you to make changes in the node details of map objects and connect network devices manually.
  • With scheduled network scanning, NTM automatically detects new devices, changes, and unknown systems to present a reliable, up-to-date record of your network.
  • Allows easy export of network maps to Microsoft Office Visio, PDF, and PNG formats with the click of a button. Also, you can schedule an updated map export to Orion® Network Atlas.
  • Supports multiple discovery methods including SNMP v1-v3, ICMP, WMI, CDP, VMware, Hyper-V, and more. With the help of multi-level network discovery, produce an integrated OSI Layer 2 and Layer 3 network map with detailed device information.
  • NTM performs inventory management of hardware assets and automates report creation, thereby saving time, increasing productivity, and achieving reliable device data.
  • With the help of reporting tools, creates reports to track hardware inventory, switch port data, VLANs and subnets, and device ARP cache.

VoIP & Network Quality Manager

Stay a step ahead of call quality issues and user complaints with SolarWinds® VoIP & Network Quality Manager. It provides an in-depth analysis of the utilization of PRI trunks, data distribution and more.

The SIP summary page spreads out the information regarding audio call activity and up/down status. The IP SLA operation lists down the various communication parameters across the WAN, helping to track down and resolve connection issues more quickly.

  • Ensures that the WAN circuits are functioning at the requisite service level with the help of Cisco IP SLA metrics, synthetic traffic testing, and custom performance thresholds and alerts. The real-time WAN monitoring gives an alert of site-to-site WAN performance.
  • VoIP analysis tool helps to gain comprehensive information about VoIP call quality metrics, including jitter, latency, packet loss and MOS, and also examines Cisco and Avaya® call detail records.
  • Displays relevant and crucial information like status, health, and utilization of SIP trunks and CUBE trunks, and audio call activity. Directly monitor SIP Trunk utilization from the CUBE & display real-time SIP call metrics in the PerfStack™ dashboard, making it easier to identify the root cause of Cisco SIP call failures.
  • Monitors the capacity and alerts you about nearing peak capacity in advance by displaying utilization and performance metrics of your VoIP gateway, PRI trunk, and WAN circuits.
  • Helps to gain an aerial picture of how a call transits your network with Powerful VoIP monitoring tools for Cisco and Avaya devices. Troubleshoot the call problem at the root across the call path from call initiation, origin to destination, and all network hops in between.

Network Automation Manager

SolarWinds® Network Automation Manager helps to tackle the large and complex network with an Integrated network automation software. The larger the network, the greater the need for network automation and integrated operations

monitoring and management. Scale your network from 1,000 to tens of thousands of nodes with features like comprehensive performance, traffic, WAN, and switch port monitoring, automated change and configuration, and IP address management in a single, unified software solution.

  • Overcome network outages by quickly identifying and resolving network performance issues. With the help of critical hop-by-hop analysis and dashboard visualization along the service delivery path, you can observe network performance and traffic details, regardless of device location.
  • With the help of Network Automation Manager, rapidly recover from hardware faults and configuration errors by monitoring, backing up, and bulk deploying network device configuration. Get notifications of real time change and make sure that the devices are configured and operating in compliance with regulatory standards.
  • Cisco® IP SLA technology assists to simulate traffic data in order to test the network between Cisco routers or use a remote IP device to measure the performance of crucial apps and services.
  • Get an extensive insight into how switches and ports are being utilized and which switches are nearing capacity. With complete transparency, know who and what is connected to your network, and when and where they’re connected. Track endpoint devices by MAC and IP address on your wired and wireless networks.
  • Alert on network bandwidth and traffic patterns with typically up to one-minute granularity. Collect, monitor, and analyze NetFlow, sFlow, J-Flow, IPFIX, and NetStream data to help you recognise the amount of traffic on your network and which applications are being utilized.

Engineer's Toolset

Solarwinds Engineer's Toolset is a collection of over 60 tools that provide powerful capabilities to discover, monitor, configure, and troubleshoot

your network. It provides both desktop and web-based tools. Engineer's Toolset is equipped with Automated network discovery, Real-time monitoring and alerting, Powerful diagnosis, enhanced network security, and configuration and log management.

  • Your IT infrastructure is continually creating log data to give an in-depth performance insight. Collect, consolidate, and analyze thousands of Syslog, traps, Windows, and VMware events to get to the root of the issue with log monitoring tools.With the automated network discovery tools like Port Scanner, IP Network Browser, Switch Port Mapper, Ping Sweep, SNMP sweep, MAC Address Discovery, and more. Automatically detect network devices along with the map network topology.
  • Stay up-to-date and ahead of the lag with Real-time monitoring and alerting software. It includes Memory Monitor, Interface Monitor, Response Time Monitor, CPU Monitor, and TraceRoute. Track device availability, CPU load, interface statistics, memory utilization, and performance & latency of network paths.
  • Manage IP address and DNS issues effortlessly with network engineer software like DHCP Scope Monitor, DNS Audit, Subnet Calculator, IP Address Management, DNS Structure Analyzer, and more. Monitor IP addresses and DHCP servers, determine subnet calculation and recognize DNS database errors with Engineer's toolset.
  • To gain improved log management, Engineer's toolset helps to manage device configurations as well as SNMP traps.
  • Allows you to administer devices with Config Compare, Downloader, Uploader, and Editor. Helps to effectively create, receive and log SNMP traps with SNMP trap editor and SNMP trap receiver.
  • Provides easy access to all the 60+ tools from a consolidated console with searchable and customizable Toolset Launchpad. Launch tools including Response Time, Interface, CPU, and Memory Monitors, as well as TraceRoute from an easy to use web console

Log Analyzer

Built by IT pros, Solarwinds Log Analyzer understands and solves the issues that arise with your IT infrastructure.

With the vast amount of log data generated everyday, it is crucial to sort through the noise. Log Analyzer is a simple tool that combines the log data, presenting a deep insight into the health and performance of your environment. With features like Orion alert integration, filtering, complete integration with Orion platform products, and an aerial view of the IT infrastructure, it is a see-it-all in one type of tool.

  • Your IT infrastructure is continually creating log data to give an in-depth performance insight. Collect, consolidate, and analyze thousands of Syslog, traps, Windows, and VMware events to get to the root of the issue with log monitoring tools.
  • Log Analyzer monitoring software helps to deep dive into the specific performance and availability issues with the help of multiple search criteria and filters which assist in narrowing down the results. The easy to use search engine pinpoints logs without the need of complex search language.
  • It is completely integrated with the Orion platform so there is no need to rely on multiple standard tools. A single consolidated console provides the view of the systems network and performance & the associated log data.
  • Visualize log data in real-time with informative charts and graphs. SolarWinds® Log Analyzer displays logs in an interactive, real-time log stream.
  • Integrated with the Orion Alert Engine, the Log Analyzer provides customizable alerts along with delivery options including email notification, ServiceNow integration, and the triggering of an external script.


It is important to keep on top of what's happening behind all the business with network devices servers and applications.

Solarwinds ipMonitor is a simple and dependable monitoring solution that gives a performance report about what is working and what is not. By providing a backstage view of the business, it taps into essential availability and performance metrics which are crucial for the smooth functioning of the IT environment. It is equipped with a built-in database and web server, making sure you don't need any other installation for its working.

  • Get a quick view of your IT infrastructure health with the help of the ipMonitor web-based interface which offers an overall summary view. Build a dashboard with all the important elements through the drag and drop support, ensuring only the reports, statistics, and gauges you need are right on the screen. Once a customizable and consolidated view of the IT infrastructure is presented, it comes easier to identify lags in the system.
  • It is equipped with a unique SmartMonitor technology which offers suggestions on optimal monitoring and data collection settings for all your IT related networks. This feature saves a lot of time and effort that has to be gone through the tough path of configuring settings by hand. SmartMonitor technology enhances the experience of the engineers by making sure they receive network coverage quickly and with the most favourable network monitoring settings.
  • Get customized alerts with ipMonitor Alerting feature. It offers you to choose from 14 different types of notifications which have been designed to signal you about any network issue or application failure. Alerts can be as simple as receiving an email or text message on your cell phone, or as comprehensive as writing to Windows® Event Log files.
  • ipMonitor provides an Automatic recovery feature that can be easily set up to perform corrective actions in case of any failure occurs, including restarting Windows services, restarting failed applications, rebooting servers, and executing scripts. The Automatic remediation feature decreased downtime, thereby enhancing the smooth functioning of your IT infrastructure.
  • With the Dynamic Network Mapping feature, ipMonitor is capable of auto-discovering network devices to create enhanced network maps that can be customized to show the connection between elements or to add nested elements. Maps help to enable you to visually monitor network health with dynamically managed status indicators that offer drill-down capabilities for quicker problem resolution.

Kiwi CatTools

SolarWinds® Kiwi CatTools is a powerful and cost-effective network automation and configuration management software.

It performs automated backups to multiple devices and allows you to pre schedule the changes only on devices you want and the time and date for the change. Keeps you ahead of the game with quick alerts, ensuring no changes take place without your knowledge. It also rolls back any configuration changes in case of any issue or fault.

  • Device configuration issues are inevitable and can be avoided with Kiwi CatTools. Instead of going through the tedious trouble of rewriting the inline code, schedule automated backups of network device configuration from routers, switches, firewalls, etc.
  • Any unauthorized changes to configuration files may lead to a big issue and is a sign of malicious attempt. With real-time alerts, get notified about unauthorized configuration changes on any network devices.
  • Any unauthorized changes to configuration files may lead to a big issue and is a sign of malicious attempt. With real-time alerts, get notified about unauthorized configuration changes on any network devices.
  • To get an insight into configuration changes on your network, it is important to have reports and data with visual graphs and charts. Generate configuration and device information reports related to port, MAC, ARP, version details, and more.
  • It is not always true that a change in the configuration may lead to enhanced performance. It can also hinder the service and lead to many issues and lags. Kiwi CatTools ability to maintain a complete configuration history and rolling back to the last good configuration saves the system from countless interruptions.

Kiwi Syslog Server

Kiwi Syslog Server is an affordable log management tool curated for the IT admins. It lets you collect, filter, alert,

forward, and store log messages. Kiwi Syslog Server listens to Syslog messages and SNMP traps from network devices such as routers, switches, and firewalls, and Linux and Unix Servers. It monitors logs in real-time, displaying them on an interactive web console. The Syslog Server can be installed as an application or Windows service.

  • Reduce the lags by knowing when and where the first security threat occurred & tap into the solution before letting it magnify. Manage Syslog messages and SNMP traps from network devices, including Linux, UNIX, and Windows systems from a single console.
  • Assists in log collection and retention which are important among countless compliance frameworks. Schedule automated log archival and cleanup to help you comply with SOX, HIPAA, PCI DSS, etc.
  • onitor and manage the logs from anywhere with a secure web connection. Filter and monitor log messages on an intuitive Syslog viewer web console with multiple custom views.
  • Sort through the group of log data for issues with advanced message filtering by hostname, host IP address, priority, or time of day.
  • With its automatic response feature, Kiwi Syslog Server stops the issue in the middle of the track. Trigger email alerts, run scripts, log to file or ODBC database, forward messages, and more.

Log and Network Performance Pack

Solarwinds Log and Network Performance Pack is a Network performance and log monitoring combined in a single console.

The Network Performance monitoring software assists in reducing outages by detecting, diagnosing, and resolving multi-vendor network performance issues. On the other hand, the log monitoring software collects, consolidates, and analyzes thousands of Syslog, traps, Windows, and VMware events to reach to the bottom of the issue.

  • Narrow down the network alerts by customizing them based on simple or complex entangled trigger conditions, defined parent/child dependencies, and network topology.
  • It presents a hop-by-hop analysis of cloud or on-prem application or services allowing you to monitor the changes in the path, recognise service provider issues, and observe the history of a path before any issue arises.
  • The log monitoring software helps to match the queries with advanced search options. Using multiple search criteria and filters, narrow down the performance and availability issue. It also allows us to save, schedule, and export search results effortlessly.
  • View log data in real-time with an interactive chart and graph display of log stream.
  • The colour-coded tags on the log data help to search through it to speed up the process of filtering, searching and identifying performance issues.

IP Control Bundle

IP Address Conflict is an inevitable part of Network Management. Solarwinds IP Control Bundle saves time and improves network reliability

by detecting and fixing IT conflicts in just two clicks. It is a combined bundle of Solarwinds IP Address Manager and User Tracker Device.

  • Make use of a fully integrated DHCP, DNS, and IP address management software to manage all the DNS entries from a single console.
  • IP Control Bundle allows you to be a step ahead of the IP address conflicts and threats by receiving alerts on subnets/scope depletion, mismatched DNS entries and quickly resolving issues that affect performance.
  • Using Network device identifier maps, monitor wireless access points and switches for performance and errors. Get up -to -date information on port status and usage, packet loss, CPU load, response time, memory utilization, and more.
  • Gain insight into switches and port usage and availability with Network device tracker. It can help identify switches nearing capacity, and reclaim unused ports. The informative reports curated also presents current utilization metrics to help forecast capacity requirements.
  • Track unauthorized users and suspicious devices on the LAN or wireless network by creating a watch list for tracking monitoring devices by MAC address, IP address, or hostname for both your wired and network devices.