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Re: Network discovery and mapping

  • From: Justin Shore
  • Date: Sun Jun 22 14:26:14 2003

On Sun, 22 Jun 2003, Sean Donelan wrote:

> 
> Its been a few years since I looked at network discovery and mapping
> tools.  Openview/et al did the job, but was always a pain to move all
> the boxes to the right spots on the resulting maps.
> 
> Has network discovery and mapping improved for medium-scale wide
> area networks for ISPs (e.g. 1,000 networks, 100,000 network devices)?
> I've found lots of discovery tools, but intelligent mapping/layout still
> seems to be a problem. The usual requirements for SNMP smart discovery,
> interface/subnet mapping, device identification and connecting the right
> symbols with the right lines to all the other symbols.

Cheops and Cheops-ng might be useful to you.

http://www.marko.net/cheops/

http://cheops-ng.sourceforge.net/

Justin





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