Monitor your network with ease.

Designed by Scandinavians, this free software makes network administration feel like flying.

Alerts

If something in the network goes down, NAV alerts you via your dashboard, email or SMS.

Topology

Devices added to the NAV database can be visualized in several interactive network maps.

Statistics

NAV gives you VLAN graphs, link loads and customizable reports for your equipment.

Management

Use NAV to monitor your inventory and configure network equipment, such as switches.

About NAV

NAV (Network Administration Visualized) is a free software program to monitor networks, developed by UNINETT and used by universities and corporations around the world.

Customizable dashboard
Extensive statistical overviews
Configuration on the fly
Full traceability of users and equipment
Device and vendor agnostic

Screenshots of NAV

Download

NAV is freely available under the GNU GPLv2 license and can run on any UNIX machine that supports Apache and Python*

The latest version is 4.5.3. Choose between our installation alternatives.

Quick start

A pre-packaged Virtual Appliance in OVF format. Typically used for evaluation/testing.

Debian package

Takes care of all dependencies and is currently the most comprehensive. Requires Debian.

Instructions

Source code

Build NAV from source. If you want NAV for a production environment, this is the way to go.

(*) Looking for older or beta releases? Have a look in our release archive

Take a tour

Who uses NAV?

Read about our selected users, or view the list of known NAV users.

Universities and research institutions

The NAV user-base in Norway covers 94 percent of the universities in addition to several foreign educational institutions.

  • NTNU Trondheim, Norway
  • MSU Moscow, Russia
  • MET Oslo, Norway

Commercial enterprises

NAV is used by commercial actors from different industries, ranging from telecommunications to health care.