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Re: monitoring tools
Bill Fenner (fenner) writes: > > On 10/30/07, Nesser, Phil <[email protected]> wrote: > > 2. Open Source Tools that you use or would recommend (I know the obvious smokeping, mrtg, nagios). > > I don't see netdisco mentioned in this space very much, but I > recommend it for the "what is plugged into what" question - both in an > enterprise environment ("where is this misbehaving MAC address?") and > a data center ("which port was that server plugged into on the > switch?"). Some of the Metanav features actually do this, but yes NetDisco is quite useful (especially its Perl modules are invaluable when doing configuration management across the bogos^H^Hvariety of Cisco equipment out there).