I've used Lan Sweeper for a long time now and its a great asset management tool, though one of the thing it could really use is some real-time monitoring and alerting.
I'm not talking anything fancy here just having the potential to monitor a device on a choice of standard ports (perhaps 6 or 7), draw a topology map (or two) and take some action(s) on an alert.
Like I said nothing fancy and over bloated just something simple and robust.
A good example was Didyma (which can be here https://houtriet.home.xs4all.nl/Didyma/Download/ ) from my old XP days but which is unfortunately appears to be no longer maintained.
But it gave you monitoring of the following ports :
Anyone else agree?
real time would be nice but even a map that can be created from the data switches return of what is connected to them in come kind of widget would be nice.
I think that the real missing component in LanSweeper is an alerting layer, this great software is a inventory (and a lot more) tool, but it hasn't real time alerting features.
If you are not interested in a real time monitoring you can use scheduled deployment to execute some script, and collect data in some way but of course this is not so simple.
Anyway I'm very interested in this topic.