Free Tools

Last Updated on 28 March 2014, Total: 35 Products

A frequently updated list of useful freeware tools for network administrators

  1. Editor's Pick

    Spiceworks 7.0: Free Mobile Device Management (MDM)

    Download the brand new Spiceworks 7.0 – free network monitoring software and a complete IT help desk solution for the world's IT pros, sysadmins & IT decision makers. In additional to the free network monitoring tools, full-featured help desk and detailed network inventory, Spiceworks 7.0 now includes free mobile device management software (MDM) to allow SMB IT pros to manage... Read More

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    Free Real-Time Bandwidth Monitor from SolarWinds

    Real-Time Bandwidth Monitor polls your interface as frequently as every half second and reports real-time bandwidth usage on an easy-to-understand graph. Monitor multiple interfaces simultaneously and with ease. Set critical and warning thresholds to instantly see when usage is out of bounds. Monitoring a troublesome interface has never been so easy! Download your free Real-Time Bandwidth Monitor now!... Read More

  3. ManageEngine OpManager

    Download the fully-functional FREE network monitoring software, ManageEngine OpManager. The free edition monitors any 10 critical devices on your network and comes with power-packed features including real time performance graphing, customizable dashboards, automatic layer 2 mapping, services and process monitoring, file and folder monitoring, website monitoring, event log & syslog monitoring, SNMP traps processing, robust fault management including email and... Read More

  4. Netwrix Auditor – Generic Events (Freeware)

    The tool allows you to collect event logs and syslog events from multiple computers across the network. It alerts and reports on most critical events and stores the event log data in a compressed format for ongoing analysis. The Freeware Edition supports up to 10 servers and features a free support... Read More

  5. Netwrix Auditor – Active Directory (Freeware)

    The product tracks changes to users, groups, OUs, and all other types of AD objects and fills major gaps found in Microsoft native auditing. It generates reports and features real-time alerts that show who changed what, when and where in your Active Directory indicating "before" and "after" values for all modified settings The Freeware Edition also features a free support... Read More

  6. Free SAN Monitor

    SolarWinds free SAN Monitor tool gives you a-glance insight into storage performance & capacity with a slick desktop dashboard that lets you view top LUNs by size, busiest LUNS, & most under-utilized LUNs. You can also drill down into LUN inventory details including: LUN size, physical disks, RAID type, total IOPs, IO response time and more. Allows you to Monitor... Read More

  7. GFI Cloud – Free Asset Tracking

    Free Asset Tracking from GFI Cloud provides one place to view high level inventory information across an entire network, such as operating system, processor and RAM for all the windows devices in your network, including laptops on the go. IT admins can filter their network based on groups, and sort the columns to see which computers have the least amount... Read More

  8. LoadMaster for Windows Azure

    The LoadMaster Load Balancer/ADC for Azure is simple to provision within the Azure IaaS platform. Provision through the Azure management portal, LoadMaster becomes a Public Endpoint, Connect Application Servers to LoadMaster for Azure on creation of the new instance, Start load balancing your workload... Read More

  9. Netwrix Service Monitor (Freeware)

    Netwrix Service Monitor is a free tool to monitor critical Windows services and optionally restart them after failure. The tool monitors all automatic startup services on multiple servers at a time and sends e-mail alerts when one or more services stops unexpectedly. The optional automatic restart feature ensures that all monitored services are up and running without downtime. The tool... Read More

  10. ControlUp

    ControlUp offers real-time visibility into your entire enterprise resources like you have never seen before. It's like having a dynamic excel pivot table of your entire enterprise resource fabric! It works on both physical and virtual desktops, including VDI and TS-based. You receive sortable views of every single process running on monitored machines, accounts, sessions, executables with process-specific and aggregate... Read More

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