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Author Topic: The Dude! - free network monitor  (Read 7368 times)

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The Dude! - free network monitor
« on: November 06, 2006, 03:58:17 AM »
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The Dude network monitor is a new application by MikroTik which can dramatically improve the way you manage your network enviroment. It will automatically scan all devices within specified subnets, draw and layout a map of your networks, monitor services of your devices and alert you in case some service has problems.

Some of it's features:

    * The Dude is free of charge!
    * Auto network discovery and layout
    * Discovers any type or brand of device
    * Device, Link monitoring, and notifications
    * Includes SVG icons for devices, and supports custom icons and backgrounds
    * Easy installation and usage
    * Allows you to draw your own maps and add custom devices
    * Supports SNMP, ICMP, DNS and TCP monitoring for devices that support it
    * Individual Link usage monitoring and graphs
    * Direct access to remote control tools for device management
    * Supports remote Dude server and local client
    * Runs in Linux Wine enviroment, MacOS Darwine, and Windows
    * Best price/value ratio compared to other products (free of charge)


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Really nicely done and useful for those who does network troubleshooting, analysis, or is simply curiously about how home network looks like. And it's free.  :Thmbsup:

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Re: The Dude! - free network monitor
« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2006, 04:20:25 AM »
The city map thing looks pretty cute :)
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Re: The Dude! - free network monitor
« Reply #2 on: November 07, 2006, 01:14:56 AM »
looks useful, i wonder if it's enabled to run from a USB drive. will come in handy when trouble-shooting.

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Re: The Dude! - free network monitor
« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2009, 12:14:57 PM »
I have used the dude for a couple of years now and love it, its simple to use and very reliable.

It provides me with a great overview of my network quickly and accurately.

In simple, the dude is a great bit of software but i have just found another network map tool which promises to be HUGE!

http://www.spicework...ceworks-network-map/



Its currently in beta but promises to do what you want, they have even put a feedback button in which they say they will read all requests.

Its free so why not check it out, you havn't got anything to lose :-)

There is a huge support team of voluenteers and staff on the Spiceworks community ready to help you with all questions.

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Re: The Dude! - free network monitor
« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2009, 12:20:19 PM »
akp982: you have set your personal site in the forum to the spiceworks site.
Thus, I'm inclined to say you have some link to the site other than just a happy user who just found the software.
Please be honest when you post at DC, luring users into using your software is only going to get it bad reputation and probably a ban.

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Re: The Dude! - free network monitor
« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2009, 12:24:09 PM »
Sorry ive changed my url :-)

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Re: The Dude! - free network monitor
« Reply #6 on: June 21, 2009, 10:13:50 AM »
Sorry ive changed my url :-)
Does that mean you have no affiliation with them, or are you just trying to hide it now? :)
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Re: The Dude! - free network monitor
« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2009, 10:21:47 AM »
No affiliation here.

I found it and became a fan quickly :-)

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Re: The Dude! - free network monitor
« Reply #8 on: June 21, 2009, 12:21:25 PM »
@apk982 - Hey! Welcome to Donation Coder! As you might have noticed, the folks here don't miss much. We're also a bit touchy when it comes to 'product pimps' and spammers. So please don't be too put off by the crew asking for clarification regarding your relationship with a product. We sometimes question bona fides until we get to know a person a little better. It's just our way of trying to maintain a little quality control. :)

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+1 on Spiceworks. Another excellent application similar in functionality to The Dude, without being a duplicate of it.

Both are nice. Both are free. Why not try both and see which you like best.?


Disclaimer: 40hz is not associated with the makers of Spiceworks, The Dude - or anything else come to think of it. However, if somebody would like to slip him a cool few million, a Jaguar S1 E-Type, or a date with Evangeline Lilly to shill their product, he'd at least be willing to talk about it...


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Re: The Dude! - free network monitor
« Reply #9 on: June 21, 2009, 06:44:21 PM »

Disclaimer: 40hz is not associated with the makers of Spiceworks, The Dude - or anything else come to think of it. However, if somebody would like to slip him a cool few million, a Jaguar S1 E-Type, or a date with Evangeline Lilly to shill their product, he'd at least be willing to talk about it...


 ;D

Not gonna happen anytime soon... Nicole Evangeline Lilly is "overbooked". How about dating her photo instead?

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Re: The Dude! - free network monitor
« Reply #10 on: June 21, 2009, 07:01:59 PM »
Pretty cool application - never saw this thread the first time around.

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Re: The Dude! - free network monitor
« Reply #11 on: June 21, 2009, 09:52:54 PM »
@PhilB66:
That is the first picture of her showing in Google Image...hmmmmmmm  :Thmbsup:

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Re: The Dude! - free network monitor
« Reply #12 on: June 21, 2009, 10:01:51 PM »
Yeah, it is one of those times google really is your friend  8)

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Re: The Dude! - free network monitor
« Reply #13 on: June 22, 2009, 03:44:39 AM »
40hz - you were saying Veign managed to miss it :-P

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Re: The Dude! - free network monitor
« Reply #14 on: June 22, 2009, 11:24:24 PM »
Not gonna happen anytime soon... Nicole Evangeline Lilly is "overbooked". How about dating her photo instead?

Wouldn't work for me. I already know what she looks like.  ;)

Besides, my GF has a bunch of questions concerning the Kate Austin character and Lost, that she would love to discuss with her over dinner and drinks.

So it looks like only the woman herself will do. 8)

(C'mon Sham-Wow! people. Give me a call. Don't keep us waiting... )

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