Selecting a Management Interface
Advantages of Using ProCurve Manager or ProCurve Manager Plus
Advantages of Using ProCurve Manager
or ProCurve Manager Plus
You can operate ProCurve Manager and ProCurve Manager Plus (PCM and
PCM+) from a PC on the network to monitor traffic, manage your hubs and
switches, and proactively recommend network changes to increase network
uptime and optimize performance. Easy to install and use, PCM and PCM+ are
the answers to your management challenges.
PCM and PCM+ enable greater control, uptime, and performance in your
Features and benefits of ProCurve Manager:
Network Status Summary: Upon boot-up, a network status screen
displays high-level information on network devices, end nodes,
events, and traffic levels. From here, users can research any one of
these areas to get more details.
Alerts and Troubleshooting: An events summary screen displays
alerts to the user and categorizes them by severity, making it easier
to track where bottlenecks and issues exist in the network. Alerts
present detailed information on the problem, even down to the spe
Automatic Device Discovery: This feature is customized for fast
discovery of all ProCurve manageable network devices. The user can
define which IP subnets to discover.
Topology and Mapping: This feature automatically creates a map
of discovered network devices. Maps are color-coded to reflect device
status and can be viewed at multiple levels (physical view, subnet
view, or VLAN view).
Device Management: Many device-focused tasks can be performed
directly by the software, or the user can access web-browser and
command-line interfaces with the click of a button to manage individ
ual devices from inside the tool.
Features and benefits of ProCurve Manager Plus:
All of the Features of ProCurve Manager: Refer to the above
In-Depth Traffic Analysis: An integrated, low-overhead traffic
monitor interface shows detailed information on traffic throughout
the network. Using enhanced traffic analysis protocols such as