Data Center Management Software

Daniel teletautala at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 16:17:08 MST 2008


I do not manage more than a few servers.  My network guys use
OpManager, but that is not open source.

-Daniel

On Jan 24, 2008 4:04 PM, Corey Edwards <tensai at zmonkey.org> wrote:
> 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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