Video: How to add, monitor and manage hosts using the Mikrotik Dude.

The dude is one of the best
network-monitoring software out there that you can use to monitor your network
devices in real time. With a beautifully designed graphical user interface, the
dude can scan your network automatically within a specified subnet, and draw
out a layout that allows you to monitor network devices based on enabled
services, and alert you in event that any of these services stops on any of the
devices. The dude can be downloaded for free at
To run dude on a window computer, you will need to download the
dude server for windows, after which you run it to install. If everything goes well during installation, then you need to click on the start button, locate
and run the application. Once it opens, follow the simple steps in the videos
below to add and manage your various network devices on the dude server.

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Ashioma Michael, a BSc (Computer Science)., MTCNA, CCNA, and CCNP holder with many years of industry-proven experience in network design, implementation and optimization. He has tutored and guided many professionals towards obtaining their Cisco certifications. Mike works as a senior network engineer with one of the leading internet service providers in West Africa.

2 thoughts on “Video: How to add, monitor and manage hosts using the Mikrotik Dude.

  • August 26, 2017 at 7:04 pm

    Hello, I have been trying to install the .npk version on a Mikrotik rb750 but it seems not to work. I am doing anything wrong?

    • August 27, 2017 at 3:19 pm

      I would suggest you make sure your routerOS is update, then download the latest version of dude from Go to system>packages to check if your routerOS is up to date.


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