Technical specifications

System requirements

  • Server: Windows 7, 2008 (for NIAMS© 64 bit, as from release 4.0)
  • Client: as from Microsoft IE 7, Java 1.5, Microsoft Visio 2007

Network devices

  • All devices and manufacturers

Routing protocols

  • All protocols, VRF, MPLS

Performance

  • IP routing information from 1,000 routers are read out and analyzed within minutes
  • Any number of NIAMS© servers can be clustered together.
  • Support of multi-user, multi-threading, multi-core
  • Combined flat file und SQL database

Procedures

  • Any access to the CLI of the devices can be made via Telnet or SSH1/2 using integrated macro language.
  • Routing information is read out via manufacturer-specific routing collectors and CLI commands. For manufacturers that are not yet supported, SNMP is used instead.
  • Access to NIAMS© via HTTPS
  • Integrated web server
  • Connector with XSLT processor for data exchange between NIAMS© and any number of management systems and databases
  • C/C++ development

Security

  • User and group authorizations
  • AES 256 bit encryption
  • HTTPS, authentication via RADIUS

Language and version

  • English
  • Release 4.0: October 2011