[dc-ops] Inventory management packages

J dc-ops at namor.ca
Fri Sep 9 15:46:53 EDT 2011

Looking at Avocent Data Center Planner for space here.  Don't have it 
implemented at $work yet, nor much information beyond that.

On Fri, 9 Sep 2011, Ray Van Dolson wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 08, 2011 at 08:13:57AM -0700, Tait Clarridge wrote:
>> On Wed, 2011-09-07 at 19:48 -0400, Jay Ashworth wrote:
>>> Does anyone have anything good (web-based, of course) for managing
>>> servers in slots, IP addresses, names, cabling... that sort of
>>> thing?
>>> I'm either being careful or optimistic.  I'm hoping for 'careful'.
>>> Cheers, -- jra
>> I've been playing around with RackMonkey (http://www.rackmonkey.org)
>> and it isn't too bad for visualizing hardware in the rack space you
>> might have. Unfortunately it seems development has stopped but at
>> least the framework is there if you have a developer include the rest
>> of the things you might require.
>> Not the best solution, but it fulfilled the needs for our upcoming
>> migration and optimization of rackspace. Their roadmap looks very
>> promising but unfortunately it looks like that stuff won't happen
>> unless someone continues development.
>> I'd be open to a discussion on all the features we would need added
>> to rackmonkey or created if a new system was fully defined.
>> -Tait
> Wow, had never run across that one before.  Too bad development
> stagnated.
> Anyone aware of _commercial_ products that do this sort of thing?
> Ray
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