Providing automatic scanning of devices within specified subnets, this tool with the catchy name will draw a map of the network, monitor services running on those devices and automatically alert users to problems with those services. MikroTik's The Dude runs on Windows, Linux Wine, Darwine and MacOS, and supports SNMP, ICMP, DNS and TCP monitoring of devices.
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