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Configuring and Using NAV

Her you can find a number of documents that give you necessary information on how to configure and use NAV.

Getting started

Essential information to get you started using NAV:

  • GettingStarted contains information you need after a completed installation.
  • SeedEssentials Essential information needed for seeding the NAV database
  • CategoriesAndTypes Explains NAVs concept of equipment categories and types.
  • EquipmentTypes contains a list of types that you can add to your NAV installation
  • SubnetsAndVlans Parameters that describe subnets, network types, network description.

Using the NAV tools

The home page

For more information on the NAV home page see here…

The status tool

The status tool gives an overview on operations; i.e. that all the network components and services are up and running.

Network Explorer

Network explorer displays the network resources in tree structured manner. You can drill down for details or use the search utility to locate what you are interested in.

The traffic Map

|The traffic map gives a graphical view of the network. Min/Max/Average load in a timeframe, or the current load.

The report tool

The report tool is a highly customizable report generator that displays information from the NAV-database. The report tool also links to the IP device center and to the IP address scope matrix view.

Statistics Statistics

Browse statistical data collected by NAV and


  • SortedStats gives some information about how to use and configure the sorted statistics tool.

The Machine Tracker

Layer 2 Traceroute

Syslog Analyzer

  • arnold: Arnold is a switchport blocking tool. Use it to manually block switchports, or to run automated blocking raids.
  • Edit database: See SeedEssentials
  • FIXME Messages
  • AlertProfiles gives an overview on how the Alert Profile system works
  • FIXME Maintenance tasks
  • FIXME User administration
  • FIXME Device management
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