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What are the best LibreNMS alternatives?

LibreNMS is described as 'autodiscovering PHP/MySQL based network monitoring system forked from Observium. LibreNMS aims to be easy to use, painless to deploy, and support monitoring of a wide range of devices' and is a Network Monitor in the network & admin category. There are more than 25 alternatives to LibreNMS for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Online / Web-based and Android. The best alternative is Zabbix, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like LibreNMS are Nagios, Spiceworks, Icinga and Munin.

LibreNMS alternatives are mainly Network Monitors but may also be Website Monitors or Uptime Monitor Services. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of LibreNMS.
This page was last updated Apr 7, 2022
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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux
  • BSD
  • MySQL Community Edition
  • Apache HTTP Server
  • JavaScript
  • PHP

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  1. Zabbix

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • FreeBSD
    • OpenBSD

    Gather and analyze accurate statistics and performance metrics, visualize it, get notified about current and potential issues without delay, and take advantage of our time-tested professional development and support.

  2. Nagios

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Linux

    Nagios is a powerful monitoring system that enables organizations to identify and resolve IT infrastructure problems before they affect critical business processes.



  3. Join millions of IT professionals and download Spiceworks, a free network monitoring software with network management tools, help desk ticketing app, network mapper and more.

  4. Icinga

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Linux

    Icinga is a fork of Nagios and is backward compatible. So, Nagios configurations, plugins and addons can all be used with Icinga.

  5. Munin

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux

    Munin is a networked resource monitoring tool that can help analyze resource trends and "what just happened to kill our performance?" problems. It is designed to be very plug and play. A default installation provides a lot of graphs with almost no work.



  6. CloudStats

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Cloud based network monitoring software that allows you to monitor servers, virtual machines, cloud and websites.

  7. PRTG Network Monitor

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    An advanced network monitoring solution to monitor network up/downtime, traffic and usage. Features include availability, performance, and bandwidth monitoring (SNMP, WMI, packet sniffing, NetFlow), instant alerts, reporting, failover clustering.

  8. Checkmk is a monitoring tool of servers, applications, networks, cloud, containers, storage, databases, IoT and more. Checkmk is available as Raw Edition, which is 100% pure open source, and as Enterprise Edition with a lot of additional features.

  9. Cacti

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Cacti is a complete frontend to RRDTool, it stores all of the necessary information to create graphs and populate them with data in a MySQL database. The frontend is completely PHP driven.

  10. Observium

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD

    Observium is an autodiscovering PHP/MySQL/SNMP based network monitoring which includes support for a wide range of network hardware and operating systems including Cisco, Linux, FreeBSD, Juniper, Brocade, Foundry, HP and many more.

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    LibreNMS is a remake of Observium

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