Network Devices Supported for Discovery by Operations Manager
Updated: February 18, 2013
Applies To: System Center 2012 - Operations Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Operations Manager
System Center 2012 – Operations Manager can monitor physical network routers and switches, including the interfaces and ports on those devices, and the virtual local area networks (VLANs) and Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP) groups that they participate in, as well as firewalls and load balancers. Operations Manager can monitor network devices that support SNMP, and can provide port monitoring for devices that implement interface MIB (RFC 2863) and MIB-II (RFC 1213) standards.
Operations Manager provides more detailed processor or memory monitoring for some network devices, which are listed in the Network Devices with Extended Monitoring Capability spreadsheet. There are two Microsoft Excel spreadsheets listing the devices, vendors, model names, and versions of network devices that have extended monitoring capability: one covering devices applying to System Center 2012 – Operations Manager, and another covering additional devices applying to System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1), Operations Manager. For the SP1 version, BOTH spreadsheets are required to compile a complete list of devices. The devices worksheet includes processor and memory columns for each device to indicate whether Operations Manager can provide extended monitoring for either or both aspects for each device.
TasksHow to Discover Network Devices in Operations Manager
How to Delete or Restore a Network Device in Operations Manager
ConceptsMonitoring Networks by Using Operations Manager
Network Device Discovery Settings
Run As Accounts for Network Monitoring in Operations Manager
Tuning Network Monitoring
Viewing Network Devices and Data in Operations Manager
Security for Servers Performing Network Discovery
Reports for Network Monitoring in Operations Manager
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