Tag Archives: Network Tools

How to troubleshoot a slow computer network?

… packet sniffer is Microsoft Network Monitor. Here is a list of Windows-based Network Tools that can help you troubleshoot almost any problem in a Computer Network: Ping – a network utility to test if a computer is up and reachable or not. Ping uses the ICMP protocol to send echo requests. Nmap – a port scanner. You need a port scanner to enumerate open ports and live IP addresses. Tracert – a utility that traces the path of a network packet enumerating all of the routers …

How to Make an Ethernet Patch-cord

Tools and supplies needed for a network patch cord: Twisted pairs cable Scissors or cutter pliers RJ45 male connectors Good quality Crimper Ethernet Network Tools Utp Cable Stripp Start by stripping the pvc cover off the twisted pairs cable. Remove about 3inches (7cm). Separate and untwist the wires. Arrange the wires in order using your …

How to Build a Computer Network

… sources. Buying Computer Network Tools and Supplies Do not buy cheap tools and materials. If you do, you will be penalized in different ways: At the installation time you will get all sorts of problems trying to connect poor materials, cheap cable will be damaged more easily when manipulated, connectors will break easier. In time the quality of the network will decrease if poor supplies and tools are used. Overall experience and quality will be very poor if you get too cheap. If …