Chapter 8

Network Monitoring

The Network Monitoring feature for System Center 2012 Operations Manager was one of the most hyped and eagerly awaited components of the newly released product, and it definitely lives up to expectations!

This chapter explores the various features that accompany Operations Manager’s network monitoring. We will explain network discovery and how you can manage your network devices once you have discovered them. Collecting data on your network devices (or any component in your environment) is one thing, but it’s what you do with that data after it has been collected that is most important. We also discuss the various reporting options related to network monitoring that are available to you. Once you have a handle on ...

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