Chapter 1. System Overview

Table of Contents
1.1. SysOrb Components
1.2. Users, Groups and Paths
1.3. Alert concepts
1.4. Domains

The purpose of the SysOrb Network Monitoring System is to monitor servers, applications and devices in a network by talking to the servers and retrieving information about running services, current load, etc. This information can be used by the administrators of the network to track down problems with their servers, document resource utilization, etc.

1.1. SysOrb Components

The SysOrb Network Monitoring System consists of several major software components, the responsibilities of which are outlined below: