Network diagram software

Crist Clark Crist.Clark at
Thu Feb 12 01:30:17 UTC 2009

>>> On 2/11/2009 at 3:15 PM, <jay at> wrote:
> Quoting Mathias Wolkert <mathias.wolkert at>:
>> 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?
>> /Tias
> I know what you mean about the straight jacket, Visio used to almost  
> drive me to the sanitarium. One day I bit the bullet and RTFM (and a  
> book) and now I don't find it so frustrating ;)
> I have in the past used SmartDraw (, it's  
> commercial, but IMHO resonably priced, and I found it quick and easy  
> to whip up network diagrams with it. It's also pretty good at flow  
> charts.

Don't touch smartdraw. Spammers.

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