10-Strike LANState 3.6 - User Guide and FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions - 10-Strike LANState
- Q:How to monitor servers using LANState?
Turn on background pinging and checkmark needed monitoring
methods (ICMP ping and/or TCP port checking). Then add alerts for
servers or hosts of your choice. To do this please click the device
and select "Monitoring Settings" in the context menu (or press Ctrl+F2).
- Q: Which background ping interval should I use for monitoring of my network?
A:If you are the administrator of the network, you
can set quite small interval as little as 1-2 munites (nobody will
hurt you for that). But if you are just a regular user we recommend
using larger intervals up to 5-10 minutes. Other network users or
the system administrator might not like that you ping their computers
- Q: How to create new network map?
A:Click the main menu "File/Create" (or press Ctrl+N).
New clear network map will be created. Then you need to add hosts
on this map. You can do this in the following ways. 1) Press F3 to
scan your network neighborhood if you use Microsoft Windows network.
This method is quite fast if your network is set up properly. 2) Or
click the main menu "Service/Scan IP address range" if you use IP
network, or you need to get all the hosts from big or buggy network.
3) You can add needed hosts manually. Right-click the map and select
"Add host" from the context menu. Fill in all the parameters and click
"OK". You can use the Network Map Creation Wizard since the version
- Q: Ping is prohibited in computers' firewall
in our network. How can I monitor remote computers?
A: Use TCP port monitoring. Try setting some TCP
port that might be opened on those computers. For example, port 139
is used for NetBios protocol (access to shared resources), port 21
- FTP, port 80 - HTTP.
- Q:What is the difference between LANState, LANState
Pro, and LANState Personal?
A:Please read the comparison.
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