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Netdisco



Network Discovery and Management

Netdisco



Network Discovery and Management

2

Intro


Welcome


Intro


What is Netdisco?


History


Details


Features


Requirements


Device Support


Future


Q+A


Vendor:


We offer a wealth of functionality!


J. Warner:

We call that rope.


http://netdisco.org/resnet_2004.pdf

(
.ppt
)

Netdisco



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Intro


What is Netdisco?


Open Source

Software


Network Management


Switch Port Management


Inventory


Usage History and Security


Netdisco



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Netdisco



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Intro


Node Search

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Intro


Motivation


Problem Users

on a Resnet?


History

of Port and IP Usage


Inventory
of Network Devices


Network
Debugging

& Monitoring


Easy to use

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Intro


History

May 16, 2003



First Public Release on Source Forge

Dec 30, 2002



SNMP::Info

Released to CPAN

Oct, 2002



Coding Begins

April, 2002



Booloo wants a MAC finder

Oct, 2001



arpnip

and
macsuck







Does netdisco ever feel like a really bad porn movie to you too?




Mike Hunter, UC Berkeley


Netdisco



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Intro


Sources of Info

MAC Address


Switch Port Number


Switch
: “Computer
08:08:08:e0:e0:00

lives on
Port 5
.”

IP Address


MAC Address


Router
: “IP Address
216.200.40.145

is being used by


08:08:08:e0:e0:00
.”

IP Address


DNS Name


DNS Server
: “Address
216.200.40.145

is
netdisco.org
.”

Netdisco



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Intro


L2 vs L3


(
L2
) Layer
-
Two
-

Ethernet MAC address


Switches, Hubs


08:08:08:e1:e1:00



(
L3
) Layer
-
Three
-

IP Address


Routers, Firewalls


216.200.40.145


Netdisco



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Details


Features


Requirements


Architecture


Device Support


“Features”

Netdisco



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Details


Features


Switch Ports


MAC


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Ports with lots of IP or MAC
Addresses in use


Central location

to disable Ports

Netdisco



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Details


Features


Network Security and Maintenance


L2 Traceroute


Duplex Mismatch Finder


Wireless Access Point (AP) Finder

Netdisco



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Details


Features


Reporting


Pretty Map


IP Address usage
History


Network
Inventory


by IOS, Vendor, Model, Subnet

Netdisco



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Netdisco



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Details


Features


Port View

Netdisco



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Details


Features


Port Control

Netdisco



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Details


Features


Port Log

Netdisco



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Details


Requirements

Computer




(P3 / 500M / 10G / Fast I
-
O )

O
perating
S
ystem



(Linux, xBSD, OS/X)

Software
*

Admin






(Unix guru advised)

Network






(Cisco favored)

Time








(LOTS)

Text Editor









*
netdisco, Perl, Mason, Net
-
SNMP, PostgreSQL, Apache 1, mod_perl,
mod_ssl, GraphViz, MIBs

Netdisco



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Details


Architecture

Database

Back
-
End

Main EXE

Cron

Mason
Components

Apache
Web Server

Front
-
End

Browser

Admin
Daemon

Shared

Library

SNMP::Info

Switches and Routers

Netdisco

Netdisco



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Details


Device Support


Cisco


HP


Bay


Foundry


Allied


Asante


Zyxel

http://snmp
-
info.sourceforge.net/DeviceMatrix.html

Netdisco



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Details


Device Support

SNMP::Info


Supports all SNMP devices


Easily
extendable


Baseline compatibility with MIB
-
ii


Vendor
-
Specific

Extensions


Attach
MIBs

to device families


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Details


“Features”

feature (n)

-

a prominent aspect of
something



INSTALL

Process


PostgreSQL Performance


Problem

Device Families

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The
Future

of Netdisco


Future

Features


disco
graph



MRTG / Cricket / NRG type thingy


MySQL Port



Maintenance


Packaged Version

Netdisco



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Q+A

NOW ACCEPTING
QUESTIONS
*


For more info visit:


http://netdisco.org


Demo Site:


http://root.ucsc.edu/netdisco


*
(Answers not Guaranteed)