IP Address Management IPAM software for small ISP

Nick Hilliard nick at foobar.org
Thu Dec 20 22:28:51 UTC 2012

On 20/12/2012 16:58, Josh Galvez wrote:
> This tool handle most of what you are asking for:
> http://www.nocproject.org/

hard to configure though.  When it gets to the stage that it's relatively
easy to configure and has good quality documentation, it will be awesome.


> -Josh
> On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 2:30 AM, Thilo Bangert <thilo.bangert at gmail.com>wrote:
>> On Thursday 20 December 2012 09:11:43 Saku Ytti wrote:
>>> On (2012-12-20 03:24 +0000), Blake Pfankuch wrote:
>>>> I actually was doing research on this today as well.  Anyone have any
>>>> experience with the solutions that implement VLAN management as well
>> like
>>>> Gestioip?
>>> I'm not remotely interested in externally developed software for this
>>> problem.
>> what do you mean. i'd be fine with an opensource project providing this.
>>> But it's fair question. Generally this tool should not be IP or
>>> VLAN based but generic resource reservation tool, IP, VLAN, RD, RT,
>>> VPLS-ID, site-id, pseudowireID what have you.
>>> For me, humans would not do much directly with the tool. They'd give it
>>> large chunk of resource. Then maybe mine it to pools like 'coreLink',
>>> 'coreLoop', 'custLink', 'custLAN' etc.
>>> Then in your provisioning tools, you'd request resource from specific
>> pool
>>> via restful API. Humand would never manually write RD/RT/IP/VLAN in the
>>> tool or in the configs. And this type of system is vastly simpler than
>> the
>>> IPAMs I see listed, once you get rid of all the UI candy, it gets rather
>>> easy problem to solve.
>> this is a pretty accurate description of our requirements, as well. off the
>> top of my head we'd also manage phone numbers, key ids, and key box ids,
>> with
>> it, but that would almost be a minor detail. ;-)

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