Network Diagnostic Tools

Introduction

This is just a list of useful network tools with very basic notes about where to obtain them.

ping

route

traceroute

tracert under windows

ifconfig

ipconfig under windows

ipconfig release

netstat

spinner

Keeps terminal connections alive by sending small packets of data

http://www.laffeycomputer.com/spinner.html

or Debian 4.0 (Etch)

    # aptitude install spinner

gip

Very useful tool for the Gnome desktop that performs various IP address calculations and works out subnets etc.

http://www.debain.org/software/gip/

    # aptitude install gip

sipcalc

A console based IP subnet calculator.

http://www.routemeister.net/projects/sipcalc/

    # aptitude install sipcalc

-- Frank Dean - 24 Aug 2007

Related Topics: DnsTools, WirelessTools


-- Frank Dean - 20 Mar 2003