FAQ's


  1. What operating systems does the OpUtils support?

  2. What is MIB database?

  3. What is Community?

  4. What system requirements are needed to run OpUtils?

  5. Can OpUtils be run in an non-English operating systems?

  6. Will I be able to access the OpUtils tools from remote?

  7. Can OpUtils monitor devices in my network such as Printers etc?

  8. Where can I get the complete list of tools present in OpUtils?

  9. Can I send reports of the results as email?

  10. Can OpUtils be run as a service?

  11. How can I get the list of used IP Addresses in my network?

  12. Is there any tool to help me identify if a specified Host Name is a virtual host?

  13. Can I know the NIC type of a machine using OpUtils? 

  14. Can CISCO devices and Web Servers be monitored using Bandwidth monitor?

 

1. What operating systems does the OpUtils support?

 

OpUtils supports Windows and Linux operating systems.

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2. What is MIB database?

 

OpUtils package comes with a collection of MIB's. By default Firebird database has been used to store the MIB's and is referred to as the MIB database. This database is useful to monitor any specific device on your network. The SNMP tools like SNMP walker and the MIB browser help in monitoring and collecting data about any device in the network using the MIB database.

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3. What is Community?
 
Community refers to the SNMP Community string of the device being queried. This will be required in tools that used SNMP to get the required details. In most cases, a read-only community string is sufficient.

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4. What system requirements are needed to run OpUtils?

 

To run OpUtils, you require a P III, 733 MHz processor with 256 MB RAM and 100 MB hard disk space

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5. Can OpUtils be run in an non-English operating systems?

 

Yes, OpUtils can be run in non-English OS's as an English software. 

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6. Will I be able to access the OpUtils tools from remote?

 

OpUtils is Web-based and hence it can be accessed from anywhere in the network.

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7. Can OpUtils monitor devices in my network such as Printers etc?

 

Yes, you can monitor any device using tools from ManageEngine OpUtils. To monitor any specific device (that is available on your network), you can use SNMP tools like MIB Browser, SNMP walker and collect data about your device.

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8. Where can I get the complete list of tools present in OpUtils?

 

To get the complete list of tools click the About link in the top frame.

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9. Can I send reports of the results as an e-mail?

 

Yes, you can send individual tool results by clicking the e-mail icon from the tool result page.

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10. Can OpUtils be run as a service?

 

Yes, OpUtils can be run as a windows service. Installing OpUtils as a service can either be done during installation or later by selecting Start --> Programs --> ManageEngine OpUtils 5 --> Administrative Options --> Install Service option.

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11. How can I get the list of used IP Addresses in my network?

 

Use the Ping Scan tool to scan a subnet and retrieve the list of IP Addresses used.

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12. Is there any tool to help me identify if a specified Host Name is a virtual host?

 

Use the DNS Resolver tool to check virtual host details.

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13. Can I know the NIC type of a machine using OpUtils? 

 

Use the MAC Address Resolver tool to retrieve NIC type.

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14. Can CISCO devices and Web Servers be monitored using Bandwidth monitor?

 

Yes. Bandwidth Monitor can monitor any device that supports SNMP.

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