Software|TCPEye Free network monitoring
As an network administrator or a normal user it’s always a better way to have an third eye on which applications are connecting to the Internet or what ports from your system are connecting to various ipaddresses- – that’s a prudent practice.Any suspicious connection to an unknown ipaddress should be terminated as well.Very often usually issues various command like netstat , nettrace commands to identify port connections.But to get further details like geo-location of various ipaddress , we need to lay on to a third party software or online sites.So comes importance of an free Network monitoring software.
A network monitor will allow you to analyze activity on your ports, and it’s a great way to for you to double/cross check which applications are connecting to the Internet – that’s a prudent practice.If an application or process is opening ports on your machine, you need to be sure it’s doing so for legitimate reasons – that it’s not malware.
TCPEye is a particularly easy-to-use multi-language freeware network monitoring application, with a host of features. The application allows you to view a list of TCP/IP and UDP ports that are currently in use – including the process name, full path of the process, version information of the process (product name, file description, and so on), the time that the process was created, and the user that created it.
If necessary, you can close a selected connection, and terminate the process using it.You can use the integrated VirusTotal Uploader to check if a process is legitimate, or malware.Additional features include – integrated Whois lookup, GeoIP Tool, country flag icons, and more.
Features of TCP Eye
- TCPEye displays the list of all currently opened TCP/IP and UDP ports on your local computer.
- For each port in the list, information about the process that opened the port is also displayed, including the process name, full path of the process, version information of the process (product name, file description, and so on), the time that the process was created, and the user that created it.
- TCPEye allows you to close unwanted TCP connections, kill the process that opened the ports, and save the TCP/UDP ports information to HTML file , XML file, or to tab-delimited text file.
- TCPEye also automatically marks suspicious TCP/UDP ports owned by unidentified applications
- Built in tools to Identify Ge0location of ipaddress