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Topology Tools Taxonomy
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This section concerns tools for visualizing and analyzing Internet topology. A summary is provided along with web page pointers to more detailed information. Review comments are also included when available.

This listing has not been actively maintained since 2004. These pages are made available for historical purposes.

|   Index    Anonymization    Topology    Workload    Performance    Routing    Multicast    Measurement Infrastructures   |

BGP

Tool Input Measurement Output
    Active / Passive Functions  
Jaspvi BGP4(ipv4) and BGP4+ (ipv6) routing table passive shows BGP routing topology Graph of BGP connections displayed on Java Applet.
GASP IP address, local route server and routing table dumps active logical BGP routing topology with geographic and expected latency details, AS path from multiple networks to a selected target network. realtime generated webpage
Route Explorer passive, listen only BGP peering passive BGP RIB visualization, full BGP event history, before and after RIB comparison, Event stream root cause analysis in tabular and animation GUI
SP Guru Network Planner RMON probes, packet traces, direct capture, configuration files, network management data, SNMP passive future traffic projection and right sizing of links and tunnels to meet service level objectives; automated off-line MPLS traffic engineering; network survivability analysis; validation of the impact of configuration changes; evaluation of "what-if" scenarios in a virtual network environment; multi-layer analysis and planning for IP/MPLS over DWDM networks; automated IPv6 readiness assessment GUI, graphs, charts, web reports

Macroscopic Views

Tool Input Measurement Output
    Active /
Passive
Functions  
ally pairs of IP addresses that might represent interfaces on the same router active discovers which IP addresses belong to interfaces on the same router text
iffinder list of interface addresses active discovers which IP addresses belong to interfaces on the same router text
Route Explorer passive, listen only BGP, OSPF, IS-IS, EIGRP, RFC 2547 BGP extended communities passive BGP RIB visualization, full BGP event history, before and after RIB comparison, Event stream root cause analysis in tabular and animation GUI
scamper monitor traces active logical, geographical, semi-geographical topology various
SP Guru Network Planner RMON probes, packet traces, direct capture, configuration files, network management data, SNMP passive future traffic projection and right sizing of links and tunnels to meet service level objectives; automated off-line MPLS traffic engineering; network survivability analysis; validation of the impact of configuration changes; evaluation of "what-if" scenarios in a virtual network environment; multi-layer analysis and planning for IP/MPLS over DWDM networks; automated IPv6 readiness assessment GUI, graphs, charts, web reports

Microscopic Views

Tool Input Measurement Output
    Active /
Passive
Functions  
otter set of nodes, links, or paths passive various various
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