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RE: Discovering network topology
From: "Barbara Filkins" <filkins () impulse net>
Date: Tue, 6 Mar 2007 20:01:41 -0800

 
I am familiar with Cheops but thought it was only unix (didn't check the
sourceforge link yet) -- is there an open source tool for windows based
networks?

-----Original Message-----
From: listbounce () securityfocus com [mailto:listbounce () securityfocus com] On
Behalf Of Andrea
Sent: Friday, March 02, 2007 5:29 PM
To: security-basics () securityfocus com
Subject: Re: Discovering network topology

Have a look at cheops-ng
http://cheops-ng.sourceforge.net/
It's based on nmap and traceroute. Check out the screenshots to be sure
that's what you need. 
It's nice and free .. as fas as I know

cheers
arkimede

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-----Original Message-----
From: listbounce () securityfocus com 
[mailto:listbounce () securityfocus com] On Behalf Of Kurt Buff
Sent: Thursday, February 15, 2007 9:57 AM
To: Jeremy; security-basics
Subject: Re: Discovering network topology

Jeremy wrote:
Hi list,

  I was wondering if there were special ways to discover networks 
topologies / mapping networks.  Are there particular tools or 
methods I should be aware of ?  The few tools I tried only gave me 
approximative results.  However I think nmap + the standard unix 
tools can do a good part of the job.

  Moreover, what are the differences between discovering an 
organisation's network from the inside, and from the outside ?
I mean, what are the best practices to discover network equipments, 
subnets, VPNs, etc?  I know that traceroute can be a good starting 
point, but are there some other tools and techniques I should know ?

Regards,


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