Using WirelessMon To Configure Secure Wi-Fi Home Networks
WirelessMon allows you to view the health of your wireless network using a easy to understand dashboard. Passmark is a company known for its quality hardware products and supporting tools, which have developed a reputation for delivering performance comparable to industry leaders like Cisco and ShoreTel. WirelessMon is an exceptional tool that gives you a real-time overview of your entire network, including all of your client's wireless devices and their passwords. With a few clicks of the mouse, you can view detailed statistics and even initiate action based on user defined parameters.
WirelessMon also reports a wide array of metric data (if available) including: LAN info: More than thirty metrics are reported including a detailed overview of all received and sent frames as well as average transmission speeds over each path used. The ability to track and monitor Ethernet addresses along with MAC addresses allow users to easily determine which computers are directly attached to a specific wireless network. Similarly, WirelessMon reports the port status along with the percentage of all detected or expected ports in a range. LAN info reports MAC address and port status of every detected device along with vendor information. WirelessMon also provides network diagnostics through a graphical user interface, which lets you identify problems associated with various parts of your network such as weak or static IP, poor security, or wireless port blocking. In addition, WirelessMon has a powerful packet analyzer which reports packet loss rate and ratio over ideal bandwidth.
WirelessMon's ease of use makes it a highly popular product. Even advanced users find it straightforward to configure wireless networks. With so many options and configurations, users have the option of setting up secure wireless networks, customizing their wireless security settings, manually controlling broadcast of their SSID, manually setting MAC address and naming of all discovered wireless devices. Even advanced users may opt for a web based graphical interface, which can help them quickly configure wireless networking and use a variety of parameters. Using an internet browser, a novice can set up a secure wireless network in a matter of minutes.