Sustainable Softworks today released IPNetMonitor X 1.0, the company’s network diagnostic tool.
Designed to build on the Network Utility included in Mac OS X, IPNetMonitor X includes new features such as the Monitor tool. Sustainable Softworks’ founder and chief engineer, has completely rewritten many of the tools to provide features not available in the standard Unix versions or Network Utility, including: An improved Trace Route, adding IMCP Trace. An improved Port Scan, adding UDP scan and responsive time outs for identifying stealth ports. A convenient Lookup, used to convert between IP addresses and domain names. Address Scan, including Look Around, Last Seen, and Domain Name features. DHCP Lease, which shows lease parameters including Name Servers and allows manual Release and Rebind across multiple DHCP configured interfaces Subnet Calculator, which makes it easier to specify IP addresses and masks for routing. Link Rate, which measures the effective throughput of a nearby data link. Connection List, which displays TCP connection status, UDP listeners, and other statistics including the controlling process. TCP Dump, which allows you to view the packet headers of network traffic to see what’s happening on the data link. TCP Info, which shows detailed TCP statistics allowing you to see how well TCP/IP is working on the fly. Also can be viewed in a miniaturized Dock window.
The company indicates that DHCP Test will be added in the near future.
IPNetMonitorX is US$40 and includes a registration key for IPNetMonitor Classic. Registered users of IPNetMonitor Classic can upgrade to the OS X version for $20. All Sustainable Softworks products come with a 21-day free trial period and can be
downloaded from the product Web site.