A Microsoft Windows 2000 and Windows NT administrative tool that functions as a software-based network packet analyzer for troubleshooting network problems. You can use Network Monitor to:
Graphic N-4. Network Monitor.
The version of Network Monitor included with Windows NT is a simplified version that lacks some of the features in the full version included with Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS). In particular, the simplified version can perform only local capturing of data to and from the computer running Network Monitor.