Network Management Software


Security, speed, compliance, and flexibility--all of these describe LightTPD which is rapidly redefining efficiency of a webserver; as it is designed and optimized for high performance environments. With a small memory footprint compared to other web-servers, effective management of the cpu-load, and advanced feature set (FastCGI, CGI, Auth, Output-Compression, URL-Rewriting and many more) LightTPD is the perfect solution for every server that is suffering load problems.


Snort is an open source intrusion prevention system capable of real-time traffic analysis and packet logging.


CrushFTP is an enterprise-grade file transfer solution. It offers the security, power, and ease-of-use needed for high speed file transfers across multiple operating systems. Designed to handle a wide array of protocols and security options, CrushFTP gives server administrators the ability to customize, monitor, and control every aspect of file transfer operations. For maximum security and reliability, it is standalone and self-contained.

Zenoss Core

Zenoss Core gives network administrators a complete, one-stop solution for tracking and managing all of the applications, servers, storage, networking components, virtualization tools, and other elements of an enterprise infrastructure

Icinga 2

Icinga 2 redesigns Open Source monitoring


The cross-platform app, FileZilla, provides support for IPv6, FTP, FTPS, and SFTP protocols. Like any good file-transfer app, FileZilla supports resume and transfer, even for files more than 4GB in size. Other features include transfer speed limits, file name filters, directory comparison, remote file search, and editing
FileZilla is not just a feature-packed client. The FileZilla project also has a FTP/S file server that runs on Windows platforms. Very handy when you need to serve up files to upgrade a router!


Process Hacker provides all the functionality of Windows' Process Explorer utility, plus a whole lot more. You can see all network connections, open/listening ports, and the connected processes. Process Hacker is a tool for developers, so it even includes ways to manage real and virtual memory, scan memory for strings, and dump memory contents to a file for analysis.


OpenVPN can create secure point-to-point or site-to-site connections for users and remote access locations; it works though proxy servers, NAT, and firewalls as well. OpenVPN clients are available for the major operating systems including iOS and Android.
OpenVPN can use either TCP or UDP, bypassing some common VPN roadblocks, and it supports hardware-based acceleration to improve performance. Authentication can be handled via preshared keys, certificates, or user name and password combination. SQL and LDAP database authentication can be accomplished with third-party plug-ins.


Zentyal Server is a Linux distribution with a helpful configuration interface that makes it easy to set up a full-featured small-business server. The distro includes server software for email; IM; VoIP; LDAP and RADIUS; file and print sharing; Active Directory; backups; Web and FTP; and shared calendar, tasks, and contacts. It can also sync with mobile devices. For networking services, Zentyal provides NAT routing, firewalling, QoS, DNS, DHCP, NTP (Network Time Protocol), VPN, intrusion detection, caching, Web proxying, and a captive portal system.


Wireshark is the standard application for capturing and displaying Ethernet packets. Wireshark works in both a real-time ****, which displays packets as seen on the selected interface, or in a playback **** for data previously captured. Packet views are faster, USB and Bluetooth support has been improved, Tshark (Terminal-based Wireshark) has been enhanced, and the Bitcoin protocol is now supported. Lots of security and other bug fixes make this invaluable network troubleshooting tool even more priceless.


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