Some of the tools included in this program include the network mapper. This tool enables the administrator to create a network map and view the different hardware devices connected to the network. Another tool is the IP scanner, it performs a scan on the network and to determine the connected devices, their MAC addresses, and their IP addresses. The user can perform advanced targeting functions such as streamlining the subnets for scanning, IP address range, and many more. Other tools include traceroute, putty, active directory permission analyzer, bandwidth monitoring tools, and many more.
The tasks related to the monitoring and management of the network is complicated. If often requires the use of multiple tools for monitoring, analysis, troubleshooting and the maintenance of the network. These tools are essential to view the traffic that takes place at the network level, detect connectivity and hardware failure, and isolate unusual user or malware activities within the network. This program gives the administrator access to several powerful tools from a single program interface.
It is important to note that this program requires.Net Framework to function. So ensure you have the latest version of the framework before proceeding to install the application. The program presents network administrators with powerful utilities from a single application interface.
It is part from network analyzer category and is licensed as shareware for Windows 32-bit and 64-bit platform and can be used as a free trial until the trial period will end. The SolarWinds Network Topology Mapper demo is available to all software users as a free download with potential restrictions compared with the full version.