Network and network troubleshooting apps for the iPhone and iPad

Network and network troubleshooting apps for the iPhone and iPad

Summary: Here is a list of my favorite iOS network and network troubleshooting apps. These apps allow me to scan networks, remotely administer systems, and even remotely administer servers.

TOPICS: iOS, Apple, iPhone, iPad

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    VNC Viewer

    Control a computer from your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch as easily as if you were sitting in front of it.

    This app allows you to connect to any OS X, Windows, Linux, or UNIX system running VNC-compatible Server technology using 3G or wi-fi.

    Rock solid, reliable, and highly customizable to suit your network.

    Download from iTunes.

    Price: $9.99

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    Scan your wi-fi network and discover all sorts of information about devices connected to it.

    The powerful scanner allows you to discover all of the hosts in the subnet, including hidden hosts. The powerful name resolver allows device discovery based on NIC vendor, NetBIOS, Bonjour, MDNS, UPNP, and much more.

    Download from iTunes.

    Price: $3.99

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    Nice Trace

    Powerful traceroute app for iOS. Does pretty much what you'd expect of a traceroute program, with the addition of nice graphics.

    Perfect for finding those bottlenecks.

    Download from iTunes.

    Price: $1.99

Topics: iOS, Apple, iPhone, iPad

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