NetworkTrafficView – Network Monitoring Tool

NetworkTrafficView is a network monitoring tool that captures the packets pass through your network adapter, and displays general statistics about your network traffic. The packets statistics is grouped by the Ethernet Type, IP Protocol, Source/Destination Addresses, and Source/Destination ports.

For every statistics line, the following information is displayed: Ethernet Type (IPv4, IPv6, ARP), IP Protocol (TCP, UDP, ICMP), Source Address, Destination Address, Source Port, Destination Port, Service Name (http, ftp, and so on), Packets Count, Total Packets Size, Total Data Size, Data Speed, Maximum Data Speed, Average Packet Size, First/Last Packet Time, Duration, and process ID/Name (For TCP connections).

NetworkTrafficView - Network Monitoring Tool
NetworkTrafficView – Network Monitoring Tool

NetworkTrafficView allows you to view country/city information for every IP address. In order to activate this feature, you have to download one of the following external files, and put the file in the same folder of NetworkTrafficView.exe:

  • http://software77.net/geo-ip/: Download the IPv4 CSV file, extract it from the zip/gz file, and put it in the same folder of NetworkTrafficView.exe as IpToCountry.csv
  • GeoLite City database: Download the GeoLite City in Binary / gzip (GeoLiteCity.dat.gz) and put it in the same folder of NetworkTrafficView.exe If you want to get faster loading process, extract the GeoLiteCity.dat from the GeoLiteCity.dat.gz and put it in the same folder of NetworkTrafficView.exe

Integration with IPNetInfo utility

If you want to get more information about the destination IP address displayed in NetworkTrafficView utility, you can use the Integration with IPNetInfo utility in order to easily view the IP address information loaded directly from WHOIS servers:

  1. Download and run the latest version of IPNetInfo utility.
  2. Select the desired connections, and then choose “IPNetInfo – Destination IP” from the File menu (or simply click Ctrl+I).
  3. IPNetInfo will retrieve the information about destination IP addresses of the selected items.

You can read more and download this tool over here: https://www.nirsoft.net/utils/network_traffic_view.html

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