Posted by : JAKIR HUSSAIN
As a system/network administrator, you have the task cut out for yourself. It is your job to avoid any attacks on your system, protect it against attacks that do happen and maintain the system in general. To do this, you would be using some tools and the work is done best when you use the best possible tools. Here's a handy list!
System and Network Analysis: As an administrator, it is your job to monitor the system and network that you are presiding over. Analysis is an important part of being in the know of what's happening and when a particular action is required. That is where system and network analysis tools come in handy.
1. NTFS Permissions Explorer
2. Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector
7. The Dude
8. Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer
12. Capsa Free Network Analyzer
19. SolarWinds Free Permissions Analyzer for AD
20. Angry IP Scanner
26. Total Network Monitor
27. IIS Logfile Analyser
System testing and troubleshooting: What's the next logical step after analysis your network? Of course, testing whether your analysis was right or wrong. To put it more clearly, as a system or network admin, it is one of your jobs to perform tests on your domain. These are the tools that let you do that.
30. VMWare Player
31. Oracle VirtualBox
33. Process Monitor
34. SpiceWorks Network Troubleshooting
38. Microsoft Log Parser
System and network management: These are tools that allow you to manage the network or system. In a way, they comprise of various tools that help an IT professional to manage a bunch of tasks or certain specific tasks.
41. Bitcricket IP Subnet Calculator
42. EMCO Remote Installer Starter
44. Pandora FMS
45. SNARE Audit and EventLog Management
46. OCS Inventory
47. Zenoss Core – Enterprise IT Monitoring
48. Unipress Free Help Desk
49. SysAidIT Free Help Desk
50. Cyberx Password Generator Pro
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