The following information regarding ipMonitor 6 will help answer your questions about this discontinued product.
Q: What is ipMonitor 6?
A: ipMonitor version 6.x is a discontinued network monitoring software product. It was first released in April 2000.
Q: When was ipMonitor 6 discontinued?
A: Development of ipMonitor version 6 ended on July 1, 2004. ipMonitor 6 was fully discontinued on December 31, 2004.
Q: Why was ipMonitor 6 discontinued?
A: SolarWinds.Net regularly evaluates its network monitoring product to ensure that it delivers the functionality and feature-set that organizations demand.
ipMonitor 6 and prior versions were designed for installation behind a firewall and relied on the security of the network for their internal security. This was accepted practice when ipMonitor 6 was first released; however, the past few years' events now require organizations to secure their networks against both external and internal attacks and breaches.
Q: Can I still receive support for ipMonitor 6?
A: Solarwinds.Net does not offer product support for ipMonitor version 6.
Q: Are FAQs and other product resources still available for ipMonitor 6?
A: Documentation resources are no longer available for this product.
For information on other features and concepts related to those discussed in this article, refer to the following ipMonitor resources:
Last Updated: May 9, 2007 | What did you think of this topic?