Video: Three tools that network administrators can't live without

Network administrators are always looking for tools that can save them time and help them optimize and secure their networks. In this IT Dojo video, Bill Detwiler discusses three net admin tools that our TechRepublic authors and members say they can't live without--PuTTY, Wireshark, and Nessus.

IT Dojo: Three tools that network administrators can't live without Network administrators are always looking for tools that can save them time and help them optimize and secure their networks. I'm sure most, if not all, of you have your own list of favorite tools. In this IT Dojo video, Bill Detwiler talks about the following three net admin tools that our TechRepublic authors and members say they can't live without:<br /> 1. PuTTY<br /> 2. Wireshark<br /> 3. Nessus<br /><br /> Once you’ve watched this IT Dojo video, you can find a link to the original TechRepublic article, print the tip, and get links to additional Linux and open source resources from our <a href=" http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/itdojo/?p=160">IT Dojo Blog</a>.

Network administrators are always looking for tools that can save them time and help them optimize and secure their networks. I'm sure most, if not all, of you have your own list of favorite tools. In this IT Dojo video, I talk about the following three net admin tools that our TechRepublic authors and members say they can't live without:

  1. PuTTY
  2. Wireshark
  3. Nessus

After watching the video, you can learn why TechRepublic author Justin Fielding picked these applications as his favorite network tools in his article, "Three network tools I couldn't live without"--the basis for this video. For more network reviews and opinions of popular administration tools, check out the following TechRepublic Resources: