David Wardle, Editor / Informer Technologies, Inc. / December 14, 2012
This set contains free network monitoring applications. Some of them include additional features such as packet sniffers and packet capture functions, bandwidth measurement utilities, port scanners, benchmarking tools, and many other more.
Download solution synonyms: Freeware Network Monitor, Free Tool to Monitor Network, Monitor Network for Free
These programs can help you with what you're intending to do:
Colasoft Capsa Free is a powerful application that analyzes network activities and monitors Ethernet traffic. It was especially designed to help the network administrators to handle any network and security problems that might occur. This piece of software is compatible with popular Windows versions such as: XP, Vista, 2008, 7 and others. It runs on both 32 and 64 bit systems.
AthTek NetWalk is recognized as the most excellent packet sniffing and network monitoring software in the world. With this software, both experienced and new network administrators can enhance their network management efficiently.
This is a free server and network port monitoring program for Windows system. Free Port Monitor can monitor many hosts port status at one time, can monitor and test all local network computers or remote hosts and servers. The program can support many hosts at the same time.
Peer Monitor is a free ping-based network monitoring program that is a ideal for home LAN or office network. Is easy to use, fully configurable with ICMP options, dynamic DNS and Logs activities. The program runs in system tray and it has email & sound alerts. The refresh rate of this tool can be set to any period.
Networx is a free Windows utility used to manage and measure the usage of bandwidth in a network. The application collects data usage as a graphic and numeric representation of incoming and outgoing traffic, plus it measures the speed on the Internet or other network connections.
WinPcap is a tool to capture and transmit network packets that is Free (open source), delivers High Performance (optimized according standards), Popular (used by many tools), Tested and Reliable (it has been available for years), easy to use for the final user (windows installer), Multi-platform (Windows NT/2000/XP/2003), commercial support in the website of CACE Technologies.
NetSpeedMonitor is a network speed monitoring tool. This isn't a standalone application per se. It installs a toolbar that you can attach to the toolbar area of your start menu. There it will display the speed at which your system is sending and receiving data.
Real Network Monitor is a professional solution to monitor the Internet Traffic with all information and statistics with simplicity. Some features: - Virus FREE Software - Accurate Internet Benchmark Speed Test, and Ping Latency Time function embedded in the application - Auto-Update and Auto-Select the new connected interfaces, if internet is down in DialUP case - more...
This program is a free application that allows you to easily monitor devices on your network using SNMP requests or device responsiveness through ping requests. Watch items can also be configured that will alert you if an unusual event occurs. SNMP traps, agent variables going out of range, or an device responsiveness can all be monitored.
With the ability of its intuitive interface and network facility, you can monitor accesses to your computer, keep a record of all the opened and rewritten files, gather the data of the connected users, and kick out the needless connected user. You can get every details of each session like user name, IP address, operating system used by the user and so on.