[CentOS] Monitoring Dynamic IPs using Some network monitoring tool

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon Dec 21 14:08:40 UTC 2009


Rajagopal Swaminathan wrote:
> Greetings,
> 
> I have one centos server for network monitoring.
> 
> there are remote devices which are connected through ADSL lines and
> hence Dynamic IPs
> 
> Q1. Is there any tool which is capable of handling this type of situation?
> Q2. Is there a workaround for this problem
> 

One approach would be to establish a VPN network to the locations using private 
static addresses with monitoring (and perhaps administration) traffic routed 
through it, but the details would depend on the hardware available.  Most snmp 
monitoring tools will be confused by frequently changing IPs anyway, though.

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   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com




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