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Export AWS Infrastructure to diagramming tool [closed]

Is there a tool, like visio, but preferably open source, that will connect to Amazon AWS, retrieve a list of my EC2 machines, S3 buckets, Route 53 Settings etc and then add them to a diagram in some ...
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Something like doxygen for puppet nodes

I've got a fairly deep tree of inheritance within my puppet nodes. Before I head to omnigraffle, is there a tool out there like Doxygen for puppet scripts which could diagram this inheritance tree?
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Is there a network description language and a tool to render it visual?

I really bloody hate to draw network diagrams manually. Aren't there tools which could let me describe the network in a structured textual format and get a nice picture rendered?
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Cisco network icon topology misleading, is it really considered standard?

Cisco says: Cisco icons are globally recognized and generally accepted as standard for network icon topologies However, some of those icons are very misleading, see for instance: So I ...
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How to represent a Reverse Proxy in a diagram?

I'm putting together a diagram to represent the proposed flow of HTTP traffic after we make some architectural changes. One of the proposals includes adding a reverse proxy. Is there a recognizable ...
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services scheme diagram [closed]

We have many web-services, applications and sites that are hosted on 4 different server farms, multiple urls, A records, sub-domains, HTTP redirects and more. What is the best way to start and create ...
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Colour Coding Convention for Server Architecture Block Diagram

Do any colour coding conventions exist for system architecture block diagrams? If not, who/what would be considered the de-facto standard? Is block diagram the correct terminology in this context? ...
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SQL Server 2005 Express: Cannot install database diagram support objects

I'm refering to this question where the final solution was When I finally realized this, and connected via VPN to the corporate network, everything worked like a charm. Now in same situation I'm in ...
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Copy one db diagram from one db to another on different servers? (Same db)

I used the copy database wizard to copy my database from our test server to our production server, the database copied everything fine except for the diagram. Okay no problem, first I make sure the ...
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Are there any good utilities out there to create datastore / LUN diagrams for VMware ESX 3.5?

We are working to get a large (inherited) VMware ESX 3.5 environment with multiple SANs under control. We first need to create a diagram / Excel spreadsheet / whatever that explains what VM is stored ...
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Free, web based alternative to Visio? [closed]

I have used Visio to map out my network structure, and have used the export function to create an HTML page that is searchable by IP, hostname etc. This is a really nice tool and I use it often. ...
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Network wiring template for Visio

Anyone come across a good template/symbol pack for Visio for doing network wiring, patching, switch topologies, etc.? Everything in Visio for networking is 3D, and isn't really conducive to cabling.
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Wireless AP Placement and Digramming

I'm trying to research the best placement of wireless APs in a given space, and I'm running into problems in gathering information. I found (what I thought was) a great source in this tech republic ...
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Network Diagramming software options?

I've used The Dude to map my network, but I can only export the network map as a graphics file. I've also used Dia and Vision to manually diagram portions of my network. Does anyone out there have a ...
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How to build a network application topography?

My company has quite a few servers, and the applications that run on these servers are spread over many machines. Does anyone know of a program that will visualize these relationships in a MS Visio ...