Solarwinds Network Topology Mapper/Network Performance Integration
In NPM one monitors the key devices, interfaces, etc. and not every single object in your environment (i.e. desktops, printers etc.), but maybe you want a complete topology map of your network environment within NPM without having to monitor everything.
With the combination of Network Topology Mapper (NTM) and NPM, now you can have your cake and eat it too!
NTM has the capability of exporting the network diagram it has discovered and rendered to Network Atlas (and vice versa). Once imported, nodes found in NTM can be imported into Network Atlas and polled in NPM.
This is how it is done…
To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, Network Topology Mapper/Network Performance Integration