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Cast Your Vote for the Best Probe!

Ultimate Probes Challenge

IT professionals shared a variety of helpful probes in this year’s Ultimate Probes Challenge. Our InterMapper team has narrowed down submissions to represent the top seven finalists based on function and uniqueness.

Which one gets your vote?

Each of the probes represented can help network administrators improve their network visibility and drive more proactive network monitoring.

Read descriptions of the finalists below and vote for the winner!

Top Probes

1. Ceragon IP-10 wireless backhaul platform 

This probe monitors the Ceragon IP-10 wireless backhaul platform. Various operating and environmental information is displayed, with alerts for temperature, receive power, and input voltage.

2. PaloAlto PA-7050 enterprise security appliance  

This probe is used to monitor a PaloAlto PA-7050 enterprise security appliance. The operating state is monitored and checked for alarm state. Utilization information is provided for active sessions.

3. Ubiquiti AirOSv5 MIMO

This probe monitors a Ubiquiti AirOSv5 MIMO device in station mode.  It retrieves and displays a number of variables for basic information, traffic information, and wireless information.  It will go into alarm and warning states based on user-defined parameters for data rates, connection quality, and RSSI value.

4. BGP Neighbors 

This probe monitors border gateway protocol (BGP) peer status for up to 8 BGP neighbors. 

5. F5 BigIP application delivery system

This probe monitors operating characteristics and system environment for the F5 BigIP application delivery system. 

6. Meinberg NTP time server

This probe monitors Meinberg NTP clock servers for status and alerts based on state or high operating temperature.

7. Radwin 5200 Base Station

This probe monitors operating characteristics and state for a Radwin 5200 Base Station.