Wow, it’s been a while since my last blog post.
I have developed and released numerous networking and security support tools over the years. I get e-mail weekly from customers who use my tools. Frequently I get e-mail from people who have difficulty finding some of my tools. Many of these tools have been released as part of the Support Tools directory on the Windows XP CD and on the Windows Server 2003 CD. These tools are also available as free downloads from the
I have been asked many times to publish a list of the resources/URLs for each tool to make them easier to find. I hope this helps.
TCP/IP connectivity test tool, port scanner, and local port monitor. Networking and security usages.
New features and functionality in PortQry version 2.0
Port Scanning Using PortQry
New features and functionality in PortQry 2.0
TCP/IP port usage logging service. Networking and security usages.
Availability and description of the Port Reporter tool
Port Reporter Parser (PR-Parser)
Log parser for Port Reporter log files. Networking and security usages.
Description of the Port Reporter Parser (PR-Parser) tool
Domain Name System (DNS) troubleshooting/health monitoring tool.
Description of the DNSLint utility
How to use DNSLint to troubleshoot Active Directory replication issues
Microsoft Windows: Using the DNSLint Utility
Detects Windows systems possibly running network sniffers. Networking and security usages.
Command line version
Description of Promqry 1.0 and PromqryUI 1.0
NetBIOS Browsing Console (browcon)
Helps troubleshoot NetBIOS browsing issues in Windows domain environments.
Description of NetBIOS Browsing Console (Browcon.exe)
Using the NetBIOS Browsing Console to Troubleshoot NetBIOS Browsing
WINS/name resolution troubleshooting/monitoring tool.
NBLookup.exe command-line tool
Helps identify the service pack level of networking components on a file by file basis.
How to Use the SPCheck Tool to Determine the Service Pack Level of Components
Windows Server 2003:
Windows NT 4.0:
Internet Security and Acceleration Server (ISA) 2000: