The Dark Side of Packet Capture - Page 4

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One particularly nice feature of netmon is the ability to set up collection agents on any Windows NT workstation and have them collect data remotely. The collected data resides with the agent until needed, thus minimizing traffic over the network.

The program is, by default, not installed. The program can be added as a service under network configuration in the setup window. It is included under Administrative Tools (Common). The program, once started, is very intuitive and has a strong help system.

Network Troubleshooting Tools - click to go to publisher's site

That was our final segment from the O'Reilly book, Network Troubleshooting Tools. For further information on that title, click the cover image at right.

This article was originally published on Dec 4, 2001
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