You have been asked to review the network of a local company, Badger Tools, Inc. Badger Tools is running Windows Server 2008 on its three servers and Windows Vista Enterprise on its 15 desktop clients. Currently, all updates are being performed manually by the system administrator. Badger Tools would like recommendations on how they can improve their network management and Windows Update procedures. Your task is to perform the following:
List all the tools and utilities you would utilize to review their network:
Make recommendations on how they can improve the management of their network
Network management and automatic updates is very important for optimum utilization of the assets or resources of an organization. There are many open tools and utilities available for network monitoring, management and automatic updates for Windows based Servers. Few are listed below:
WireShark: It is basically a packet analyzer. If a heavy report is being executed anywhere in the network which can bring down the system, then the users running this report can be identified by this tool
Nmap: It is used to scan IP addresses to check for open ports if any in the network.
Angry IP: The active addresses and open ports are highlighted by this tool by scanning IP addresses.
Remote Administrator (radmin): Its main use is to provide a...