Part 1: Poor Man’s Expert Using Excel – Top Users

One item we are evaluating for future versions of Network Monitor are experts. These are the tools that among other things, allow you to get a high level view of a problem. But using a simple new feature in the released version of NM3 will allow us to do some simple expert-like analysis. Cut and…


Network Monitor 3.0 has released!!

After many months of hard work we are proud to announce the Release to Web of Microsoft Network Monitor 3.0 (NM3). The final version is available from Microsoft Connects site (http://connect.microsoft.com). The Connects site does require you have a passport account, but this is also free. What you get for your money Well since it’s…


Conversations in Network Monitor 3.0 – Cable Talk

Conversations for network protocols have been around for ages. But protocol analyzers have not been built to take advantage of them in the way NM3 does. Using the conversation tree and filters that reference conversations, make NM3 a powerful ally when trying to narrow down traffic. It’s important to note that conversations are disabled by…


NMCap: the easy way to Automate Capturing

OK, I’m not going to blow smoke up your Async port. I don’t mean to say that the NMCap is necessarily easy to use, though it’s not that hard. But any command line utility always has its quirks. Isn’t that why GUI was invented? What NMCap does make easy, is automating how you get your…


Intro to Filtering with Network Monitor 3.0

Challenges of Filtering One of the biggest changes between NM2.x and NM3.0 is the way you do filtering. Old NM2.x hacks may be challenged by the loss of the UI wizard to build filters. On the other hand, Ethereal users may be pleased and further encouraged by the built in intellisense, but more on this…


NPL – The Power Behind the Parsers

I always found it frustrating to use an application, only to find something didn’t work exactly like I expected it to.  And in the world of network sniffers, it seems that I always find a problem with a particular protocol or some output that I wish displayed a little differently.  With Network Monitor 3.0, you…


Overview of NetMon by Yuri Diogenes

This article was original posted by Yuri Diogenes on http://blogs.technet.com/latam in Spanish. Overview of Network Monitor 3 Beta 2   1. Summary   Microsoft is releasing the Beta 2 version of the Network Monitor 3 and we would like to show you some powerful features of this new version that will help you to analyze…


A new era of network sniffing has begun…Network Monitor 3.0

A new era of network sniffing has begun at Microsoft with the soon to be released Network Monitor 3.0.  So, it seems appropriate that we create a Network Monitor Blog site to accompany it.  [So this is what a Blog feels like, nice!] The Essentials Microsoft Network Monitor 3.0 Beta 2, where is it? We…