What Is Network Monitoring?

December 19, 2022

Network monitoring is the practice of continuously scanning a network for problems such as device failures, poor response times, traffic overloads, and packet losses. Sysadmins use network monitoring to assess whether the network's components (routers, switches, load balancers, servers, etc.) are running optimally and safely.

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