Questions tagged [networking]

Software that interacts with a network of computers or other devices.

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How to check my mobile network open ports? android mobile device

I have the DroidVPN app for android and it helps me to check open ports – but not all ports, only a few ports. I need to scan all my mobile listening TCP and UDP (preferable) ports. Screenshot (click ...
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Easy tool to sketch beautiful network diagrams

I'm looking for a tool for sketching network diagrams. Ease of use and aesthetic appearance are important. Flats icons or Cisco diagrams icons are would be nice. My goal is to create networks ...
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Packet Filter for Windows 2003

Using windows server 2003. I would like to drop packets payload that matches a certain format going to a specific application. Is there any software on the kernel level that can do this? One of my ...
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Unix/Linux network and server virtual machines

I am looking to develop a software system that involves a series of servers all communicating with each other over a network. It shall be Linux based (preferably Ubuntu). It shall use TCP/IP sockets ...
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OS X ISP bandwidth monitoring/logging

I want to test my ISP speed, so I'm looking for a tool that monitors/logs internet speed so I could later look and see fluctuations. Most tools I found so far were just bandwidth limiters. I ...
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Ethernet (NIC) Stress Test

I'm looking for a program/website to benchmark/stress a NIC (Network Interface card). Before replacing it I want to make sure it really has a problem. The problem is not the bandwidth itself, it is ...
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Simple, easy-to-use GUI for showing network hogs within my LAN

I run IT for a small-ish office of 10 people and ~3 dozen devices (computers, VOIP phones, printers, tablets and smart phones). I have Comcast Business internet service with 50/10Mbps, and I have ...
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Automated and searchable IT inventory tool

Is there a product, allowing one, out of the box (!), given a set of login credentials, to collect various properties like hostname, IPs array, roles installed (for Windows), daemons listed (for Linux)...
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Auto sync libraries on two machines without storing data with 3rd party

I have two laptops. I use them interchangeably and want a system where a "shared" library is synced between the two machines, such that if I create/change/delete a file on machine A, the same happens ...
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Web content filter (including HTTPS)

Small business looking for a content filter that prevents employees from going to non work related websites. We have been using Kerio WinRoute Firewall until now, but we it does not support filtering ...
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How to turn my PC into a router and possibly add some extra capabilities?

I am looking for a software to turn my PC into a router and have the following capabilities which may come together with the software or is a plugin: firewall, filtering charting IPS, IDS HTTPS only ...
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traceroute or tracepath for Windows? (not tracert, afaik)

What I want to do (on a Windows Box) is to traceroute or tracepath using TCP on a specific port. AFAIK Windows tracert will ONLY use ICMP. But is it possible to use tracert in some manner I am unaware ...
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Connection Oriented Transport Protocol

Does anyone have an idea about a software for Linux that uses COTP (ISO 8073) protocol ? note : software that runs COTP over TCP , doesn't matter what is the functionality of the software i just need ...
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Generate Network Report

Currently at my IT firm we are performing proactive maintenance on each of our clients servers, we're checking disk space, event viewer logs, OS updates, uptime, Anti-Virus updates, RAID Health and ...
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Graph IPv4 and IPv6 comparison traffic

I'm looking for some tool that allows me to see how much traffic is going via IPv4 and IPv6 on my network. I would basically like to have something like a pie chart with this two measures. I've been ...
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Disable / enable / configure network adapters in Windows system tray

I'm looking for software, for Windows 7, that will allow me to do the following from the system tray (or from a global shortcut key): Enable or disable network adapters Set IPv4 properties for a ...
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Connect Android device to SAP system

Below is the description of our app and the problems we face.Please help us to find the solution Application Description: Terminal App is utility app that can be used to manage the SAP Landscape.It ...
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Synchronizing network file system

I have a colocated server with lots of space and a hardware RAID setup, and a small home server that is optimized to be silent. I'd like to set up a networked file system where all files are ...
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Tool to visualize network topology

I am searching for a specific tool to visualize a network topology. I found images at this serverfault question. Does anyone know what tool they were using? I checked most of the recommendations from ...
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Any lightweight firewall alternative to Ashampoo firewall

I've been using Ashampoo firewall all the time and happy with that. This application alerts me when an application is requesting internet. I have the option to allow the requesting application and ...
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What software to modify and create TCP/IP packets?

I am learning about network packets and I was wondering how I could intercept and modify and/or create a packet and send it? Details: I have Windows OS. I would prefer an easy to use and easy to ...
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C# Mono Socket/Networking Library

I am looking for Mono.C# Networking Library for game purposes. Here are features that I need to have in it: Free Async TCP and UDP (non blocking) Multi Threaded connections Event Driven Class ...
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Automated host file management

Solid host files are an important part of a secure system. I'm looking for a piece of software that could automate the process: The required software would ideally work in the following way: Modify ...
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Create a network plan

I am looking for a Software, that can scan a network and display me the IP addresses of the router and the switches. The Network is pretty big. I need it because everything is just plugged together ...
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Cross platform framework for embedded device communication over LAN and internet

I'm currently on a project in which we will be communicating between a household appliance (e.g. an oven) with an embedded computer, and a mobile device (phone). Here's a brief summary of the setup: ...
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Open source Linux vpnc client that can connect to checkpoint gateway

I need an open source vpnc client that can connect to a Check Point gateway (firewall) for a Linux machine. It doesn't matter which Linux (red-hat, ubuntu, fedora...). The target is to activate the ...
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Music library management (iTunes & Spotify hybrid)

First of all: I am on Mac OS X and would love to stay here, but I can switch to Linux if needed (Virtual Machines). I am looking for an iTunes and Spotify mixture. I have a great music collection ...
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Software compatible with Windows 7 and a Netgear n600 router for logs?

I am running on Windows 7 with a Netgear N600 router and I'm looking for free software to view detailed event logs. Specifically who is connected to my network and when, but more importantly what URL'...
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Connecting network drives when connected to a particular wired / wifi network

As stated in the title, i'm looking for a piece of software that could automagically connect some network drives when i'm connecting to some particular wifi (or wired) network. Google wasn't of any ...
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Free console TCP tunneling app or proxifier

I need an application that will make certain applications that have no proxy support by itself (browser, for example) to go through my SOCKS proxy server. Requirements: No GUI-actions needed (CLI ...
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BOOTP/DHCP that can be restricted to one network card

I'm looking for a BOOTP/DHCP Utility similar to the one from Rockwell Automation that can be restricted to one network card. I have multiple network interfaces on my PC, and I have a need to be ...
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Tool to scan for WLANs

The wifi radio space is crowded, so scanning which channel(s) are the least crowded is advisable. What is a good tool to do this task? It should List all nearby AP's with radio channel, SSID, MAC ...
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Linux software that shows weekly Internet usage, broken down by domain

I want to see how the Internet usage from my Ubuntu 2013.10 machine is divided between hosts. Example: 43% Netflix 21% Jamendo 12% Wikicommons 8% Flickr 5% Mail.ru 3% Mysface [...] Requirements: ...
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Software to log employee activities and restict access in remote locations

We are trying to log all the employee work data on a daily basis. But the problem is we have branches at remote locations (non profit educational organization) where internet connections are very slow....
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How to use CPU/RAM of a distant (Internet-connected) computer to run a local program? [closed]

There are two computers pc1 and pc2. I want to run one program on pc1 but I want to use pc2 resources such as RAM and cpu to run and compute the calculations. Is it possible to run a program on pc1 ...
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Tool to control windows network traffic (Internet Speed)

I work on web development, therefore, in some rare situations I need to test our site and mimic different users' environments such as internet connection. Because if the internet connection is very ...
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Tool to install and manage software installations on multiple Windows computers?

I have about 15 computers on the same network and most of their installed software are the same. When I want to install new programs or update installed ones I have to go to each one and install/...
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Measuring LAN Speed in a home network

I recently rewired my home and when doing it, we ran Cat6 to all of the rooms. Now that everything is connected, I am curious what kind of speeds I am getting between computers on the LAN. There are ...
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Measure the total amount of data that is downloaded and uploaded in a given session?

I might have to use a monthly capped internet. So before I do that I want to find out the average amount of data I download and upload over the internet in any given day, such that the software starts ...
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Windows program to monitor how much bandwidth network users are using

Recently we added a small apartment complex to the back of our house. To provide internet for the renters we simple tapped into our router and rebroadcast with a series of switches. After they moved ...
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More targeted DNS Poisoning

I want to play around with DNS poisoning to see what I can do with it, how it works, etc. Unfortunately, the only tools I know of that poison the DNS cache go the whole mile and do a full MiTM attack, ...
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Simple HTTP packet analyzer for debugging applications?

I am currently using Wireshark whenever I want to debug an application that talks over the network. In general, this works fine but I always feel like Wireshark is an overkill for my demands. When I ...

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