What sort of program will scan a network and then develop a diagram of the network infrastructure (routers, switches, servers, workstations, etc.) without me having to manually make a Visio diagram?

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What sort of program will scan a network and then develop a diagram of the network infrastructure (routers, switches, servers, workstations, etc.) without me having to manually make a Visio diagram?

I am an IT consultant and am looking for an automated solution that will automatically develop a graphical network diagram of customer sites that I visit without me having to manually develop these diagrams myself using Microsoft Visio.

I will be willing to purchase a commercial software program to do this. I just need to know exactly what is available.
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For Microsoft there is a great free tool AD Toplogy Diagrammer
http://www.microsoft.com/DOWNLOADS/details.aspx?FamilyID=cb42fc06-50c7-47ed-a65c-862661742764&displaylang=en
It won't get you the Cisco gear like routers and switches but will give you nice diagrams of your AD infrastructure.
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This is a great program to use.
However, does anyone know of a program that will develop a complete diagram of a networks hardware (including Cisco routers, switches, wireless access points, servers, etc.)?
I use spiceworks for this http://www.spiceworks.com, it's free and great for monitoring an entire netowork

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ya as Frank said Spiceworks is a great tool
Scott HelmersVisio Consultant, Trainer, Author, and Developer
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If you're interested in commercial products that build Visio diagrams automatically, take a look at the Visio Toolbox in the "Infrastructure Specialist" category:
     http://visiotoolbox.com/practices/infrastructure_specialist.aspx
and look for subcategories at the bottom, e.g., data center layouts:
     http://visiotoolbox.com/SearchTag/data-center-layouts

Programs from NetZoom and other will scan your network and create a drawing..

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