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.


  • 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)

What's New

  • Defconf - do not override default DHCP server lease time
  • Defconf - fixed 5ghz-ax channel width for L11, L22 devices
  • Ethernet - fixed interface disable for CRS326-4C+20G+2Q
  • Ethernet - improved port speed downshift functionality for CRS326-4C+20G+2Q
  • Leds - fixed LEDs for L22 device
  • LTE - fixed firmware upgrade not found issue for Chateau LTE12 (introduced in v7.14.1)
  • Ssh - require "policy" user policy when adding public key
  • Timezone - updated timezone information from "tzdata2024a" release
  • Traffic-flow - improved system stability
  • Vrf - fixed VRF interfaces being moved to main table after reboot (introduced in v7.14)
  • Wifi-qcom - added configuration.distance setting to enable operation over multi-kilometer distances (CLI only)

Alternatively you can download the latest beta version of this software.