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SolarWinds Orion Network Performance Monitor by Joe Dissmeyer

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Routers and Firewalls

Knowledge of how traffic is flowing in and out of your routers is critical to maintaining network performance throughout your organization. Verifying sufficient throughput for your users is the entire point of monitoring routers and firewalls with Orion NPM. The SNMP agent installed on your devices send all types of statistical information to Orion NPM. When monitoring routers and firewalls, the items that you should be most interested in are their actual interfaces.

The default modules when monitoring routers in the dashboard include the following:

  • Multiple Object Chart
  • Average Response Time & Packet Loss (Radial Display)
  • Average CPU Load & Memory Utilization
  • Node Details
  • Average Response Time & Packet Loss (Bar Chart)
  • Min\Max\Average ...

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