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rurbaniak
10-02-2007, 04:41 PM
I'm looking for a fairly easy and comprehensive way to track cpu, memory, hard drive performance of a workstation, and network.

I know that windows xp, 2003, etc. has Performance Monitor built in, but I don't find that very easy, or friendly to use. Are there alternatives?

focuz
10-03-2007, 06:21 AM
WildPackets the best network monitor out their in my opinion but its very expensive. I don't know of any good free alternatives.

Blues
10-03-2007, 08:28 PM
He isn't lookin for network monitor he is lookin for something to log CPU usage, RAM usage, and Network usage. Looks like in addition wants to record the HDDs preformance/usage. I don't know of an overall tool but there is likely one for each but this won't be ideal as it is likely to skew the results a little bit.

Holzster
10-06-2007, 12:12 AM
rurbaniak,

Do you have access to a Linux box on the network - or have an OLD CPU laying around? There are a lot of free ones on Linux.

But I did a quick search & found this link to some Items you might like.

Free Network Monitoring Software:
http://netsecurity.about.com/cs/hackertools/a/aafreenetmon.htm

WARNING: Please check with your security admins as some of these might trigger a security alert from software they have & get you in deep dodo!!

Holzster