Free Tools

Last Updated on 25 Aug. 2014, Total: 40 Products

A frequently updated list of useful freeware tools for network administrators

  1. GlassWire Network Monitor

    GlassWire is a free security network monitor and firewall tool for Windows. View the graph to see a visual representation of your network activity. Click the graph to find out what apps and hosts your computer or server is communicating with. GlassWire keeps a log of network activity up to 30 days. Set up GlassWire's remote monitoring feature to monitor... Read More

  2. Netwrix Service Monitor

    Alerts you when some Windows service accidentally stops or fails to start at boot time on your servers. The automatic restart feature ensures all monitored services are up and running without downtimes... Read More

  3. Netwrix Password Expiration Notifier (Freeware)

    Automatically reminds your users to change their passwords before they expire so you can avoid password reset calls. It works nicely for users who don’t log on interactively and never receive standard password change reminders at logon time (e.g., VPN users)... Read More

  4. Netwrix Account Lockout Examiner (Freeware)

    Alerts on account lockouts, helps troubleshoot these events, and analyzes their potential causes. The accounts can be unlocked via Netwrix Account Lockout Examiner console, helpdesk web-based interface, or mobile device... Read More

  5. Netwrix Event Log Manager (Freeware)

    Collects and consolidates event logs from multiple computers across the network, provides archiving, and generates alerts... Read More

  6. Netwrix Inactive User Tracker (Freeware)

    Tracks down inactive user accounts (e.g., terminated employees) so you can easily disable them, or even remove them entirely to eliminate potential security holes. The tool sends reports on a regular schedule, and shows which accounts have been inactive for a configurable period of time (e.g., 2 months)... Read More

  7. Netwrix Password Manager (Freeware)

    Allows users to reset forgotten passwords and unlock their accounts through a convenient, web-based, self-service portal and integration with the standard Windows logon procedure. Freeware tool supports up to 100 users... Read More

  8. Netwrix Change Notifier for Active Directory (Freeware)

    Tracks changes to Active Directory (AD) users, group memberships, OUs, permissions, and provides visibility into what’s happening inside your AD. This freeware tool is a winner of multiple awards from Redmond Magazine and Windows IT Pro Magazine... Read More

  9. 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

  10. 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

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