Data Center Management Software

Corey Edwards tensai at zmonkey.org
Thu Jan 24 16:04:06 MST 2008


On Thu, 2008-01-24 at 15:51 -0700, Daniel wrote:
> I don't know of anything that can detect or display physical positions
> in racks, but I know that cacti (http://www.cacti.net/) has a way to
> show server trees.  This allows for hierarchy so you could group the
> servers by rack and order them by physical position in the rack.  If
> you have several racks of equipment you may already know of cacti.

And if you've got more than a few racks, you probably are aware of
Cacti's miserable performance. I'd say beyond about 100-200 devices it
really starts to crumble. It is a pretty nice tool for smaller networks
though.

Corey





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