Network diagram software
nanog-post at rsuc.gweep.net
Wed Feb 11 13:17:38 UTC 2009
On Wed, Feb 11, 2009 at 02:06:09PM +0100, Mathias Wolkert wrote:
> I'd like to know what software people are using to document networks.
> Visio is obvious but feels like a straight jacket to me.
> I liked netviz but it seems owned by CA and unsupported nowadays.
> What do you use?
To what end? The visio or 'presentation software' straightjackets
are common for customer-facing presentations. I strongly advise
automated solutions for real, day to day use.
- dot -> graphviz (http://www.nanog.org/mtg-0210/ppt/stephen.pdf)
- ...plenty more I don't have at my fingertips on evdo.
And just use xpaint/gimp for cleaning up images from those for any
internal documentation :-)
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