Microsoft Network Monitor is a protocol analyzer. Network Monitor software acknowledges users to capture network traffic, view and analyze it. This version is a complete overhaul of the previous Network Monitor 2X version.
Tracking all the information bits exchanged over a network connection, filtering and interpreting the data is virtually impossible without the help of a specialized tool. Monitoring software is one such software solution that allocates a wide array of functions to assist network administrators in watching closely the data transmissions.
Microsoft Network Monitor Benefits
View and analyze data from a detail-packed interface
Once the setup procedure is complete, you will be able to deploy the program and start the traffic capture and analysis. Nonetheless, it is important to note that it may be necessary to run the program with elevated privileges, as an administrator, in order to have it function properly.
The GUI offers an abundance of information presented inside several windows which are placed in a quite convenient manner so that nothing is left out of view. In case you make some changes to the default arrangement, there is a button that enables you to restore the original layout with one click.
Numerous filtering options and advanced capture settings
This monitoring tool is equipped with a wide variety of filters that can be used to single out some specific details from a captured package. This tool has the possibility to create personalized filters, either starting from an existing one or from scratch.
Even before beginning the traffic data acquisition it is possible to specify the desired set of filters that will be used, so you can get only the details you are looking for, instead of ending up with a lot of extra information of no use.
A powerful network data capture and analysis application
To conclude, Network Monitoring software is definitely a useful tool that can help administrators keep a close eye on every bit of data exchanged over their network. The impressive amount of details is well structured so it doesn’t become, not even for a moment, hard to read or interpret.
Pros And Cons
|Gathers a wide range of network data||Complex for those with no network analysis experience|
|Includes extensive documentation|
Network Monitor System Requirements
|Processor||1 GHz or greater CPU|
|Hard disk space||60 MB free hard disk space plus extra room for capture files|
|Internal Memory||1 GB RAM or greater memory is required|
|Operating System||Windows 7 64 bit, Windows 8 64 bit, Windows 10 64 bit|
|Title||Microsoft Network Monitor 3.4 For Windows|
|File Size||6.11 MB|
|Requirements||Windows 7 64 bit, Windows 8 64 bit, Windows 10 64 bit|
|Date added||June 24th,2010|