Network Administration for IT Staff

Read about network tools available to IT staff at UB.

  • 3/31/21
    Network monitoring is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for distributed IT Support Staff only on a subscription basis. Upon an alarming event, we will notify IT Support Staff by mode of choice and alert them of an availability problem. Service allows for time of day variance.
  • 10/28/15
    We offer a variety of reporting and troubleshooting tools to all members of the UBIT community.
  • 6/9/21
    Network Attached Peripherals (NAP) Private VLANs provide a layer of additional protection for network attached peripherals including printers, electronic billboards, monitoring devices, door controllers and cameras against “network attacks” from non-UB networks. (Access to NAP VLAN's is allowed from eduroam Wi-Fi, but not from other Wi-Fi SSID's.)
  • 7/6/17
    Power Survivability Service provides a solution for departments located in buildings that already have an emergency generator who wish to maintain telephone and network connectivity during scheduled and unscheduled interruptions in power. 
  • 1/10/19
    The Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is an application layer protocol that facilitates the exchange of management information between network devices. SNMP enables network administrators to manage network performance, find and solve network problems and plan for network growth.
  • 4/25/18
    In January 2017, UBIT initiated the Wired Network Switch Replacement project.  Learn about changes in device registration that may affect your customers.
  • 3/29/19
    Most devices connected to a new wired network switch will be automatically configured for use. Find solutions to potential configuration problems.   
  • 6/9/21
    Our Network Firewall Service offers protection of your private departmental network against unwanted traffic from external network users. A firewall examines each packet and determines if it should be allowed to its destination according to a defined rule set.
  • 6/27/19
    Windows Internet Name Service (WINS) is to NetBIOS names what DNS is to domain names — a central mapping of host names to network addresses.  See more about WINS service at UB.