RE: [fw-wiz] [1/2 OT] Tool to "draw" network topology

From: Derito, Anthony G (anthony.derito_at_eds.com)
Date: 01/22/04

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    To: Don Parker <dparker@rigelksecurity.com>, Vinicius Moreira Mello <vinicius@lineone.net>, firewall-wizards@honor.icsalabs.com
    Date: Thu, 22 Jan 2004 07:38:44 -0600
    
    

    I believe you are looking for a tool that will scan your network and create
    a visual topology diagram for you. I have used the Worldview component of
    the Unicenter suite by Computer Associates, Inc. It uses SNMP to scan your
    internal network devices. It even has a 3-D view which is really cool. You
    can drill down into the component and view all sorts of info. You can set up
    notifications based on status' too. It's expensive but may be worth it if
    your looking for serious network management.

    Tony

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    From: firewall-wizards-admin@honor.icsalabs.com
    [mailto:firewall-wizards-admin@honor.icsalabs.com] On Behalf Of Don Parker
    Sent: Sunday, January 18, 2004 9:19 PM
    To: Vinicius Moreira Mello; firewall-wizards@honor.icsalabs.com
    Subject: Re: [fw-wiz] [1/2 OT] Tool to "draw" network topology

    Hi there, I am not quite sure what you mean to be honest. Are you asking for
    a s/w
    program that will actively map your network for you? Or more a s/w program
    like
    Microsoft's Visio which will let you choose various symbols to represent
    various things
    such as routers et al? Could you please clarify?

    Cheers!

    -------------------------------------------
    Don Parker, GCIA
    Intrusion Detection Specialist
    Rigel Kent Security & Advisory Services Inc www.rigelksecurity.com ph
    :613.249.8340 fax:613.249.8319
    --------------------------------------------

    On Jan 11, "Vinicius Moreira Mello" <vinicius@lineone.net> wrote:

    Hi,

      Does anybody know any tool that is able to "draw" the network topology,
    with firewalls, routers and user's desktops?

    Thanks in advance,

    vmm.

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