FYI on a Network Management Tool Catalog: Tools for Monitoring and Debugging TCP/IP Internets and Interconnected Devices (RFC1470)
Original Publication Date: 1993-Jun-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-12
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
R. Enger: AUTHOR [+2]
The goal of this FYI memo is to provide an update to FYI 2, RFC 1147 , which provided practical information to site administrators and network managers. New and/or updated tools are listed in this RFC. Additonal descriptions are welcome, and should be sent to: noctools- email@example.com.
Network Working Group R. Enger
Request for Comments: 1470 ANS
FYI: 2 J. Reynolds
Obsoletes: 1147 ISI
FYI on a Network Management Tool Catalog:
Tools for Monitoring and Debugging TCP/IP Internets
and Interconnected Devices
Status of this Memo
This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does
not specify an Internet standard. Distribution of this memo is
The goal of this FYI memo is to provide an update to FYI 2, RFC 1147
, which provided practical information to site administrators and
network managers. New and/or updated tools are listed in this RFC.
Additonal descriptions are welcome, and should be sent to: noctools-
A static document cannot incorporate references to the latest tools
nor recent revisions to the older catalog entries. To provide a more
timely and responsive information source, the NOCtools catalog is
available on-line via the Internet and Usenet.
Because of publication delays and other factors, some of the entries
in this catalog may be out of date. The reader is urged to consult
the on-line service to obtain the most up-to-date information.
The index provided in this document reflects the current contents of
the on-line documentation.
The NOCtools2 Working Group of the Internet Engineering Task Force
(IETF) has compiled this revised catalog. Future revisions will be
incorporated into the on-line NOCtools catalog. The reader is
encouraged to submit new or revised entries for (near-immediate)
The tools described in this catalog are in no way endorsed by the
IETF. For the most part, we have neither evaluated the tools in this
catalog, nor validated their descriptions. Most of the descriptions
of commercial tools have been provided by vendors. Caveat Emptor.
This catalog is the result of work on the part of the NOCTools2
Working Group of the User Services Area of the IETF. The following
individuals made especially notable contributions: Chris Myers,
Darren Kinley, Gary Malkin, Mohamed Ellozy, and Mike Patton.
The current contents of the NOCtools catalog may be retrieved via
anonymous FTP from wuarchive.wustl.edu. The entries are stored as
individual files in the directory /doc/noctools.
This section contains references to tools which are known to exist,
but which have not been fully cataloged. If anyone wishes to author
an entry for one of these tools pl...