Top FREE Tools for Network Administrators

This is a list of tools I use or have used. They are in no certain order and are listed for anyone else looking for useful tools.

Analysis

Wireshark

Wireshark is a network protocol analyzer is a life saver when it comes to troubleshooting network traffic.

iPerf / JPerf

When pinging between two devices doesn’t give you the complete story, using iPerf3 / JPerf (GUI based interface) allows you to truly measure the network performance between two devices.

Nmap / Zenmap