Networking

Five network management tools for admins

Wireshark 2

Other features include: powerful display filters; rich VoIP analysis; read/write many different capture file formats; capture files can be compressed with on the fly; live data can be read from Ethernet, IEEE 802.11, PPP/HDLC, ATM, Bluetooth, USB, Token Ring, Frame Relay, FDDI, and others; decryption support; coloring rules; output can be exported to XML, PostScript, CSV, or plain text.

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2 comments
JCitizen
JCitizen

This is great for network newbie admins like me. Thanks for your work Jack!