Netmon 3


During my time as a support engineer it was necessary to occasionally get netmon traces between Exchange servers, DC’s GC’s in order to troubleshoot exactly what was being sent down the wire – it wasn’t always a pleasent experience.

Now, there is a new version Netmon 3 that will be RTM’ing fairly shorlty, meanwhile, if you want to join the public BETA you can do here

Here’s what it can do:

Key features of Microsoft Network Monitor 3.0 include:

  • A completely new user interface
  • Real time capture and display of frames
  • Simultaneous capture on multiple network adapters
  • Multiple simultaneous capture sessions
  • Network conversations and a tree view displaying frames by conversation
  • A new script-based protocol parser language, and script-based parsers
  • Support for Vista/Windows XP/Windows Server 2003
  • Support for 32bit and 64bit platforms

There is a public beta available now for anyone that wants to sign up for it.  Please point any of your customers to http://connect.microsoft.com and have them sign up for the “Network Monitor 3.0 beta” program.  We already have over 2000 customers signed up since it was put on the web just over a week ago.  There are also beta newsgroups, bug reporting, and a survey available.”


Comments (2)

  1. Anonymous says:

    I wanted to draw your attention to the new Netmon Blog which will be alive with tips and tricks of the

  2. joshmaher says:

    So is netmon 3 anywhere near as useful as ethereal? I am hoping that it is, Microsoft has done an incredible job of letting this slide and although it’s not a bad thing….it would be great to have a native tool that is just as good as anything else on the market.