Top 10 free tools for network monitoring and analysis

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Top 10 free tools for network monitoring and analysis

Top 10 free tools for network monitoring and analysis

As a system admin, we know you’re turning over every
stone to find tools that make your life easier. Help is at hand with our guide to the
top 10 free network monitoring and analysis tools! WireShark kicks off our list, being a network protocol analyzer and
capture utility. Captured data can easily be sent to
another application for analysis, or filtered within WireShark itself. If you want to keep an eye on your servers, applications and communications,
look no further than Pandora FMS. It can be configured to create
alerts based on specific events, and send notifications to administrators. Angry IP Scanner Scans IP addresses and ports, finding live hosts and providing you with
information about them. When you’re looking to capture packet
data to analyze network traffic, turn to Microsoft Network Monitor. It has
support for over three hundred public and Microsoft propriety protocols, as well as a wireless Monitor Mode. Fiddler captures HTTP between
computers and the Internet to help with debugging. You see incoming
and outgoing data, including encrypted HTTPS traffic, allowing you to test your website performance,
or the security of your web applications. Network Miner is classed as a
Network Forensic Analysis Tool, and is used to capture packets.
It then extracts files and images from that data, allowing you to
reconstruct your users actions. Another tool for monitoring, troubleshooting and analysing
network traffic is Capsa Free. Not only does it have
over 300 protocols, and the ability to create and customise
them, but it’s dashboard also allows you to see a summary of traffic stays, TCP/UDP conversations, and packet
analysis. Total Network Monitor watches over your hosts and services, notifying
you when something requires your attention. It’s colorful interface lets you see
what’s wrong at a glance. And don’t miss Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector which manages connections,
locates devices, detects rogue access points, and has connection and speed quality tests. Lastly, Zenoss Core keeps an eye on your
applications, servers, storage, networking and virtualization giving you
performance and availability stats. It also has an advanced notification system. With so much pressure on IT departments, can you afford not to take advantage of
any free help you can get?

35 thoughts on Top 10 free tools for network monitoring and analysis

  1. Thank you for your video, wow I love this.
    Can you please tell me where I can find some free network traffic data for me to analyze for practice? Please help, thank you!

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  3. no mention of Logrhythm's free version of Network Monitor? 2700+ true application ID. DPI and DPA with the ability to selectively capture traffic and do reconstruction?

  4. I use a huawei modem it offers alot like MAC address filtering and some other basic options also.. But I want.. I basically subscribe 55gb data bundle limit and we are four users so is it possible to assign a user (his mac address) a limit of 13.75GB so that 55gb could be utilized equivalent? any third party software that can help me?

  5. What about CloudView NMS? (the one we use) Probably only paid advertiser make it to the list. But there are other good ones!

  6. hey, can anyone help me out? i have wifi internet connection but with quota, i have lots of video streamers using same connection, so are there any way that i can set usage limit for each user? for example user 1, only 20gb allowed..

    sorry for my english, but i hope you guys can understand.. thank you 🙂

  7. I have no idea why wireshark is popular somebody has simply flooded the internet with this primitive tool. I remember using a packet sniffer that could record and send as simple as making a peanut butter jelly sammich. I cant find that program anymore T_T wtf

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  9. comodo network assessment tool: this one is totally free and cloud based.

  10. Try Probeturion at This used to be a pure Black Box monitoring system, but now it is also supporting time series database for white Box monitoring. This is the most feature Rich system on the market. I personally think it has potential to become more intuitive, but compared to what is was just a year ago, I am amazed how fast they change to adapt to user intuitivity. I think Probeturion is the Apple of monitoring systems.

  11. Probeturion is also the best one now,Its more advanced and easy to use,check out are using this for free!

  12. We use Probeturion. Now they are extending from pure black-box to white-box monitoring. It is by far the best monitoring system we have ever encountered, and it is getting better every week.

  13. Good video! Thanks!
    There are dozens of such programs in the net,
    we use Fiddler and EasyNetMonitor (it's free).

  14. is using those free apps save since if the app itself is a security risk then me wanting the easy way, becomes the easy way out the door if they find out

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