Advanced IP scanner

Advanced IP Scanner by ManageEngine OpUtils enables you to leverage a efficient IP scanner, that provides you hassle free IP scanning and management. Using network protocols such as ICMP ping, SNP scans, and ARP, advanced IP scanner ensures maximum coverage of your network.

With networks scaling to meet the day-to-day business needs, without an effective IP scanner software, managing network IP address space can be hectic. Manage these networks with ease using OpUtils' fail-proof, easy-to-use advance IP scanner as a network scanning software and monitor. IP Scanner gives you full -fledged control and visibility over your network's IP address space. Combined with Port Scanner, and IP tools, advanced IP scanner can effectively perform IP scan and interface mapping.

Scanning IP addresses with OpUtils advance IP scanner

OpUtils is an IP address and switch port management software that acts as a powerful IP address scanner, enabling you to analyze your network in seconds. Comprising of advanced IP Scanner and monitor, OpUtils IP scanner conducts a scan on all devices in your network. IP Scanner provides you visibility into your network IP address press and enables you to extend full fledged management over your IP address space and subnet hierarchies. OpUtils enables network admins to,

  • Pull out IP availability data
  • View comprehensive insights into scanned IPs
  • Automate periodic scanning
  • Map connected switch details and create custom columns
  • Discover subnet from routers and MS DHCP servers
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Pull out IP availability stats with IP scanner

The availability of an IP address in a network plays a vital role in various network-based diagnoses and decisions. Using spreadsheets instead of a network scanner can make IP tracking and scanning, a humongous task for the network admin, as said earlier.

IP scanner by OpUtils, integrates with AD to provide end-to-end scanning of your network IP address space in seconds. The Advanced IP network scanner provides the availability state of a given IP. IP address utilization is pulled out by an advanced IP scanner by continually scanning and monitoring your entire IP address space. Network admins can use IP scanner to insect the availability of IP addresses across subnets as well.

Three states of IP availability displayed by advanced IP scanner:

Available: IP addresses that are freely available in the network that can be assigned to other requesting entities.

Transient: IP addresses typically associated with devices in the network that don't necessarily maintain continuous connection to the network.

Used: IP addresses in a network that are in use and cannot be assigned to any other MAC.

Click here to know more about how to use IP Advanced Scanner to view IP availability and to configure email alerts to notify about change in state.

The detailed insights into the IP availability provided by the advanced IP Scanner aids in planning network capacity based on the available address space.

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View comprehensive insights into scanner IPs with advanced IP scanner capabilities

OpUtils' advanced IP scanner software provides detailed insights on the scanned IP addresses. IP Scanner provides information on the status of IP->DNS, DNS->IP, DNS Status, Reserved Status, Status, Device Type, Connected Switch Ports, and more. With Advanced IP Scanner end-to-end mapping capacity, gain visibility into your network device specific metrics right from your IP scanner console.

Advance IP Scanner Software also enables the network administrator to view and download detailed reports. These granular IP specific reports generated by IP scanner, contains pertinent information on IP address scanning and monitoring for the efficient diagnosis and operation of the scanned IP address. You can drill down to device specific details like Location, Last Alive Time, and Last Scan Time, with advanced IP scanner reports. Advance IP scanner also provides IP details like DNS status, Subnet Summary, NIC Summary, OS Type, and more. IP scanner's advanced capabilities drills down to the location of a particular IP address in your network.

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Automate periodic scanning with IP scanner's Scheduler

One of the crucial steps in scanning, monitoring, and managing IP addresses with IP scanner is periodically scanning the IP ranges or subnets using the advanced IP scanner capability in order to track the availability and status of various IP addresses. OpUtils' advance IP scanner tool enables admins to conduct periodic scans on the subnets to ensure the consistency of IP status and availability being reflected to the admin.

IP Scanner tools automates the mundane task of manually scanning IP addresses. Advanced IP Scanner allows you to schedule scans to be performed in the following intervals: minutes, hours, daily, weekly, monthly, or only once. When compared to manually scanning your network, you can automate the process of periodic scanning. Advance IP Scanner enables a network admin to keep track of his network continually without having to scan manually.

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Map connected switch details and create custom columns in advance IP scanner

IP scanner maps every switch port to its connected device by using a number of network scanning protocols including ICMP pings, SNMP scans, and ARP. The network admin can view the switches to which the scanned IPs are associated with under the "Connected Switch " column. Advanced IP scanner scans the entire network to consilidate and display all the IPs connected to a specific switch.

The Custom Column feature of OpUtils' advanced IP scanner solution enables the user to add columns that can be used to store specific information on an IP. The IP scanner tool enables you to add any number of custom columns.

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Discover subnets form routers and MS DHCP servers using IP scanner

OpUtils' advanced IP scanner software enables admins to scan the network or a subnet range and discover all the devices in that range to obtain relevant data about the entities in the network. Providing agile subnet based tree hierarchy, Advance IP Scanner enables a network admin to manage multiple network subnets. OpUtils Advanced IP Scanner supports both IPv4 and IPv6 addresses.

Once the network range has been added, Advanced IP scanner scans it and displays all the available IPs in that network by conducting a network scan on the given range. Click here to know more about adding subnets to the advance IP Scanner.

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More on Advanced IP Scanner

What is advanced IP scanner?

An advanced IP scanner is an essential tool in networking that enables users to perform advance IP scans, to obtain information about the devices in a network. An advanced IP scanner tool provides enhanced network IP scanner functionalities to the network administrator and users to help the admin gain greater visibility over the network IPs. Using an appropriate IP scanner automating the process of continuous IP scans, is critical in effectively and efficiently monitoring and managing any network.

What is IP scanner used for?

IP scanner enables you to eliminate the tedious manual process of updating distributed spreadsheets. You can manage your address space from a unified console. Advanced IP scanner can be used to,

  • Enable IPv4 and IPv6 address space management in a single console.
  • Conduct real-time scans spanning the entire network including multiple subnets, switch ports, and IP address blocks.
  • Pull out operational history of network IPs and switch ports.
  • Gain better visibility of network's IP address space with Network IP Scanner software's advanced IP scan.
  • Automate the process of keeping tack of IP availability and reservation status with advanced IP scanner.

With that being said, downloading an advanced IP scanner software enables efficient network monitoring when compared to manual or homegrown IP monitoring and management solutions.

How do I scan IPs?

You can scan IP addresses by following any one of the flowing methods,

  1. Add IPV4 subnets manually: Specify the subnet/network address, subnet mask, name, description, VLAN, and location details.
  2. Import from CSV file: Directly import using a CSV file for bulk importing.
  3. Add DHCP server: The IP range to be scanned can be added via a DHCP server by mentioning the server name and the Active Directory domain.
  4. Adding routers: Add routers to discover the subnets. Routers are added by clicking on Settings > OpUtils > Routers.

How do I scan subnets?

OpUtils' Advanced P scanner enables you to add subnets both manually or by using a CSV file. Either way, you can scan subnets by,

  1. Click on IP Address Manager.
  2. Click Add -> Subnets Icon.
  3. Add Manually tab is selected by default. Select the Group under which the subnet has to be added.
  4. You can also choose to import subnets using CSV files by selecting the Import From CSV tab.

Getting started with OpUtils IP Scanner Tool

If you are new to OpUtils’ IP address and switch port management, schedule a live demo with a product expert. We would be pleased to uncover all the advanced IP scanner and switch port management features like network port scanner, OpUtils has to offer, as well as answer your questions. Take a feature tour and explore how you can master the management of complex networks with OpUtils.

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