Tag Archives: Networking Software and Tools

Net Con Manager helps you switch network profile on the move

After I took the office It was a common routine for me to change the network settings i.e. IP addresses and DNS settings of my network card when I came to office and when I get back to home.  This was little tedious unless Sandip Pointed out to Network Connection Manager application. This application creates multiple network profile using the ...

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Simple Socket File Transfer : Dead simple file transfer utility

Simple Socket File transfer is a file transfer program which allows you to transfer files between computers by simply listening to a configurable port number. Though there are hundreds of ways to transfer files between computer over a network but this software is for those people who just dont want distraction of too many features and GUI jargon. There are ...

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NetSetMan : Change all your network settings on the go

If you have a laptop which you move around in between networks and you spend like 15 minutes to set Ip addresses, DNS server and printer settings and you do it every day, then NetSetMan is a mist for you.  This software allows you to create profiles and keep it ready to use. Once you switch network just actiavte the ...

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How to allow Programs and Ports to pass through Windows Firewall

This is applicable for both Windows 7 and Windows Vista.  Windows Firewall program allows you to add Programs and Port numbers which you trust to be added to the Firewall settings so they can pass through it. Open Windows Firewall program under control panel. Once it’s open just look around for Allows Program through Firewall link and This is what ...

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Shut Down / Re-boot / Logoff Computers on Network [ Windows ]

If you have a group of computers running on a network and you are planning to reboot or shutdown or may be logoff all the users in one shutdown then you need to try this inbuilt utility of Windows. Type in Shutdown -i in run dialog box and you would see the GUI which allows you to add set of ...

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Skype to Launch Multiplayer Gaming Portal

Skype Games have been on simple 2 player games like chess. Now Company is promoting the development of multi player and community based games. EasyBits Software is the creator of unique gaming platform for Skype network and the exclusive operator of the Skype Game Channel.Early Skype already has 200 million based users and with such huge support a multi player ...

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How to prevent packet sniffers ?

In Understanding Packet Sniffers we talked on how it works and what are its uses. That’s alright but unless you know some of the sniffing tools and how to prevent it, the information is incomplete. Some of the common methods of sniffing are IP-Sniffing, MAC based sniffing which works well if ip filtering is not enabled or set, thus it ...

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What is a Zero Day Attack About Web Server Protection Part Three

Welcome back to the series on Zero Day Attack, If you have come directly to this post I would recommend you to go through the previous posts What is a Zero Day Attack Part one and About Fuzzers part two (on application firewalls). In this final post we will look into Web Server Protection. Web Server Protection: Remember famous worms ...

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How P2P can revolutionize the way we get our music

Continuing our discussion on P2P legality, As I said EFC has some better idea on generating money from the users itself, by charging a small amount of money from them and let them download as much music as they want.It sounds strange but here’s how they propose this “Collective License” idea would work… If millions of people across the globe ...

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P2P Legality who is responsible network or us – Part 2

Continuing my debate on p2p legality which I started P2P Legality who is responsible network or us – Part 1 we will take look at the issues more deeper. Opposing Forces Whispers making P2p Successful Not every artist think of P2P as a bad thing. Not every recording company shuns P2P like plague! There are always 2 sides of the ...

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P2P Legality who is responsible network or us – Part 1

Peer to peer or P2P has been around for a long time now. Big Software, music and movie corporation are against the piracy it fosters, users love it.Why not after all its free. P2P accounts for the majority of data transfer globally. Studies have revealed that p2p network uses over half of the bandwidth globally, so much so that standard ...

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IP Telephony – The Future of Voice and Media

With the world becoming flat, communication costs are on the rise. Enterprises are now spread all over the world, Even in remote corners of the world and with the ever increasing need for constant communication, they are facing soaring communication costs. IP Telephony or Voice over IP as it suits, has become an affordable alternative for enterprises, to keep in ...

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