Essential NetTools is a set of network scanning, security, and administrator toolsuseful in diagnosing networks and monitoring your computer's networkconnections. It's a Swiss Army knife for everyone interested in apowerful network tool kit for everyday use. It includes:
NetStat: displays the list of your computer's inbound andoutbound network connections, including the information on open TCP andUDP ports, IP address, and connection states. What makes it differentfrom other NetStat utilities is the ability to map open ports to theowning application (This feature is available under WindowsNT/2000/XP). Configurable alerts for incoming and outgoing connectionsare also available. [url=http://www.tamos.com/products/nettools/#" onclick='window.open("/screenshots/index.php?product=nettools", "screenshots", "width=740,height=688,resizable=yes");'>ProcMon: displays the list of running processes withfull information on the program location, manufacturer, process ID, andthe loaded modules. With this tool, you can view CPU utilizationstatistics, identify hidden applications, kill running processes, andmanage the usage of your PC's resources more effectively. TraceRoute and Ping: These familiar utilitiesfeaturing customizable options and a convenient results presentationallow you to explore the Internet and troubleshoot connectivityproblems. PortScan: An advanced TCP port scanner that allowsyou to scan your network for active ports. This tool features bothconventional (full connect) and stealth (half-open) scanning modes. NSLookup: Allows you to convert IP addresses tohostnames and vice versa, obtain aliases, and perform advanced DNSqueries, such as MX or CNAME. NBScan: A powerful and fast NetBIOS scanner. NBScancan scan a network within a given range of IP addresses and listcomputers offering NetBIOS resource-sharing service, as well as theirname tables and MAC addresses. Unlike the standard nbtstat utilitysupplied with Windows, this tool provides a graphical user interfaceand easy management of the lmhosts file and features parallel scanning,which allows checking a class-C network in less than one minute. NBScancan facilitate routine tasks often carried out by system integrators,administrators, and analysts. RawSocket: Provides you with the ability to establishlow-level TCP and UDP connections to troubleshoot and test differentnetworking services. Multi-color output and a convenient interface makeit a great tool for every network administrator or computer programmer.Shares: Monitors and logs external connections to yourcomputer's shared resources, lists local shares, as well as provides aquick and easy way to connect to remote resources that gives Windows98/Me users NT user-level connectivity features. Unlike Windows NT,Windows 98/Me has no user-level connectivity after the boot: you canspecify a password, but not a username. This tool allows you to setboth a username and a password. NetAudit (NetBIOS Auditing Tool): Allows you toperform various security checks on your network and/or individualcomputers offering the NetBIOS file sharing service. This tool can helpyou identify potential security flaws. SNMPAudit:an advanced SNMP device scanner that allowsyou to locate SNMP devices in the selected network segment quickly andreceive customizable data sampling from each of the devices. You canuse a SNMP browser for a detailed device examination.SysFiles: A convenient editor for the five important system files: services, protocol, networks, hosts, and lmhosts.