List of a useful tools for network architects

Jens Link lists at quux.de
Mon Jun 21 15:18:54 CDT 2010


Pavel Dimow <paveldimow at gmail.com> writes:

> Hi,
>
> I am wondering what tools you consider most valuable when designing big
> network from scratch or perform a migration? 

White board and a digital camera to document the drawings. Pen and paper
are also a very important tool. 

> For example I would like to know is there a tool that will perform
> basic sanity checks like network equipment without redundant link or
> without link at all...

Well there is my head and a couple of years experience. ;-)

> I know that the one who design a network have to consider all this
> issues but some automatic check will save some time for sure...

Discuss your design with others. There is always more than one way to
design a network.

Jens
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