NetXMS Features

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  • Single unified platform for management and monitoring of entire IT infrastructure – from network switches and routers to applications
  • Automated network discovery for OSI layers 2 and 3
  • Data collection either from SNMP or from native NetXMS agent
  • Flexible threshold system for collected data
  • Flexible policy-based event processing
  • Configurable actions for events, including:
    • One or more alarms for operators
    • Command execution on management server or on remote host via NetXMS agent
    • SMS and e-mail alerts
    • Event forwarding (to another NetXMS server or external system)
  • Event correlation rules to reduce number of alerts and increase problem resolution speed
  • Template-based data collection configuration for simplified management of large networks
  • Template-based sets of actions (e.g. finish or restart specific process for any Windows or Linux based PC, reboot for any device type etc)
  • Service dependency tree to map infrastructure elements to business services
  • Support for SNMP versions 1, 2c, 3
  • Built-in scripting engine for advanced automation and management

User Interface

  • User-friendly Windows and Unix GUI management console
  • Graphical network maps (both automatic and manually adjustable)
  • Configurable dashboards by user roles (e.g. operator, administrator, manager etc)


  • Native C and Java APIs for rapid development of custom client applications
  • Nagios plug-in compatibility (most Nagios plug-ins work out-of-box with NetXMS)
  • Modular server and agent structure (server or agent can be extended with additional modules - third-party or in-house)
  • Built-in interface with helpdesk system


  • Authentication with passwords, X.509 certificates, smart cards or RADIUS server
  • Access control configuration - user and group rights for every system function
  • High-strength industry-standard algorithms for protocol encryption

NetXMS Agent

  • Centralized configuration and upgrades
  • Low system resource usage
  • Proxy mode for other NetXMS agents and SNMP devices
  • Firewall-friendly communications

Technical Information

NetXMS server can run on

  • Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux, CentOS, Debian Linux, Ubuntu Linux Server Edition
  • FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD
  • Solaris
  • HP-UX

Supported database engines

  • Oracle
  • PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft SQL
  • MySQL
  • SQLite

NetXMS agent can run on

  • Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7
  • Windows 95/98/ME (limited support)
  • Linux (all glibc2-based flavors)
  • Solaris
  • HP-UX
  • AIX
  • FreeBSD, NetBSD, OpenBSD
  • IPSO
  • Novel NetWare