software wanted

Raymond Burkholder ray at
Tue Dec 20 14:58:25 UTC 2011

> can anybody recommend a piece of software, that could "graph" a live
> network scanning it via snmp.
> requirements are:
> 1. must produce a text output suitable for postproduction. graphviz is
> an ideal, xml - acceptable.
> 2. must use no external database i.e. have text config file. clean text
> console, suitable to run as a cronjob.
> 3. must be able to work in heterogenous environment.

Except for requirement #2, NetDisco would fulfill your requirements.  On the
otherhand, NetDisco uses a database for topology management.  For the graph
side, it creates a text file useable by graphviz.


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