Net-Policy is a highly-scalable, role-and-policy based network management system. It collects and distributes configuration to a network of devices through the SNMP protocol.
Control and manage devices in your network as a system, rather than one machine at a time.
Check out some of our screenshots for example interface examples.
Net-Policy 2.0 was released on 2004-09-02 and is a huge improvement over previously packaged releases. Get it now from the file download site.
You can also check out live copies of the source code from the SVN server.
This is the core network manager. It is a generic SNMP-based manager and is capable of managing any information configurable via SNMP. It is currently web based with a few more interfaces (Tk, CLI, ...) planned or partially implemented. It's SNMP engine is based on the OpenSNMP and Net-SNMP toolkits. It runs on top of a PostgreSQL database.
After checking out the SVN source code or downloading the tar ball for the net-policy project, run ./np-install as root to help guide you through a complete installation using our graphical installer.
The net-policy manager is capable of managing the following modules. The management system above is already capable of managing
This project was originally based on work funded through the NSA's Secure Management of IP (SMIP) project.
The development of this project has resulted in huge contributions to other packages as well, including to the Net-SNMP and OpenSNMP packages.