[olug] Network Mapping

Justin Reiners justin at hotlinesinc.com
Sat Dec 8 01:30:56 UTC 2012

SNMP is installed on all, I will give it a look as well. Great list. Thank
you Chris.
On Dec 7, 2012 7:26 PM, "Christopher Cashell" <topher-olug at zyp.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 7, 2012 at 4:23 PM, Justin Reiners <justin at hotlinesinc.com>
> wrote:
> > are there any good open source network mappers out there that diagram as
> > well? I have been using the dude, but I am looking for something I can
> run
> > on a linux box (or windows) and has a wee bit more features. I figured
> > someone out there has been tasked to do this, Boss wants to Plot out
> about
> > 300 servers/workstations. Dont feel like doing it in visio (eek)
> The best Open Source tool I know of for this is NetDisco
> (http://www.netdisco.org/); in fact, it's one of the better tools for
> this, period, IMO.
> At a minimum, you'll have to configure SNMP on all your network
> devices, if it isn't yet.  Better yet would be to configure it on your
> servers, too, although this isn't required (depending on your needs).
> That would give you additional information for monitoring in other
> SNMP-aware tools, too.
> I've heard good things from a friend about a tool called Network
> Administration Visualized (https://launchpad.net/nav), but I haven't
> used it myself.  I remember him mentioning that it could do some
> network mapping, though.
> Heavier-weight options that provide some support for network mapping
> are Zabbix and Zenoss.
> > --
> > Justin Reiners
> --
> Christopher
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