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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.