Internet tools (for the structure of the net)

A Bookmark page by Andy of Konecny Consulting.

Layers 1-3
Canadian ISP search tool 1&1 hosting services HostPapa
Budget Dial-up when on the go BroadBand SpeedGuide BroadBand/DSL Reports
Test Your Speed (Canada) <400 kbps Test Your Speed (elsewhere) <400 kbps BroadBandReport speed test
SpeedTest.net Magma speed test Rogers SpeedCheck
Glasnost: test for ISP app throttling ISP speeds around the world InterNet Traffic Report
Post-internet?
What is WiFi? VisStumbler, WiFi AP scanner WiGLE (Wireless Geographic Logging Engine)
WiFi HotSpot Directory Wi-FiPlanet Wireless Toronto
MAC assignment lookup MAC vendor assignments OSI, The 7 Layers
WireShark(nee Ethereal) Protocol Analyzer WireShark U WireShark forum
Chappell classes on YouTube Queen Chappell's blog Laura's articles on Novell Connection
Laura's 100 Wireshark Tips CappellU Training Portal Wireshark Books
Troubleshooting with Wireshark video WireShark Capture Filters WireShark Challenges/tests
Submarine fiber, brains in jars, and coaxial cables Submarine Cable Map


TCP/IP basics
TCP/UDP port assignments TCP/UDP ports with comments Ports Microsoft's Windows Server use
Ports Novell Linux products use Ports Novell products use on NetWare Ports Novell products use (older)
TCP/UDP port wiki SpeedGuide port database AdminSubNet Port list
on-line IP tools; ping,trace,NSlookup,etc. TCPIPUtils.com lots about an IP IP format converter
WhatIsMy public IP address Public IP from DSLreports WhatIsMyIPAddress, with map
What is my local IP? GeoTeK IP info tool how to obscure an IP address
hosts file to stop spyware ping & related manual tools docs&links
Multicast assignments NMAP port testing tool net Boot Disk
Laura's articles Multicast address assignments IPv4 ranges
Port access checking tool IPv6 Launch day TCP/IP Utils


DNS
What is DNS top level Domain name registries around the world Top Level Domains
Domain registry best practices Accredited TLD Registrars is your Domain's DNS OK
Network-Tools NSlookup ENC NSLookup CentralOps NSlookup
PTR lookup WhoIs search, NetSol Easy WhoIS lookup
All Who Is search Canadian DomainName Authority InterNet Assigned Numbers Authority
What is DNS, a Novell summary DNS design specifications (RFCs)
Dynamic DNS descriptor using Hosts file to block adware DNS Stuff
DNS Stuff IPv6 DNSSEC visualization tool MXToolbox SuperTool
Who actually owns your Domain? Resolver diag tool guide to avoid losing your Domain
Finding n Fixing Open DNS Resolvers DNSSEC; debunking the FUD test for open recursion


SMTP - eMail
SMTP reply codes RFC821 RFC822
MX ToolBox, includes RBL test Spam analysis tools
testable list of RBLs Spamhaus SU RBL
UCEPROTECT®-Network E-mail Validation Postfix, tricks to stop bad messages
Sender Policy Framework (SPF) SPF Analyzer DKIM: Domain Keys
DMARC FAQ DMARC Inspector
Osterman Messaging Blog 10 MinuteMail about the first spam and history of
Osterman Research WhitePapers bad email habits e-mail clients
Check TLS MXtoolbox Wormly smtp test
MailChimp easy email newsletters email policy Managing your inbox
CommandLine email tool for Windows IMAP proxy Pseudo-anonymous Email


Web Basics
What web server software is that site running? what is your browser can see about you What your browser reports as to the server
Wayback Machine (archive) Browser privacy test Web Hosting scams
Web and IP testtools Webmaster toolkit check your browser security
for in FireFox/Mozilla, to open page to IE Robots/spiders, how to control a sad 404
spell checker for static pages easy translate web text WE: stats of browsers used
SC: stats of browsers used Tiny URL, shrink URL for emailing URL shortners ranked
McAfee Secure URL shortner PDF a Web page Website copier (to pull down a local copy)
Yellowpipe Webmaster toolset WebSiteLooker site rater Alexa- Web site ranking
URL Spy site ranks Meaning of Colour How People View Websites
Is Site Down For Everyone or Just Me? NetCraft Site Report Is the site Mobile-Friendly
Google PageSpeed test Readibility: Text Contrast


HTML
WebDesign overview Web Authoring W3School HTML tag reference
HTML Validation Service W3C CSS Validation Service W3C HTML cheatsheet, just basics
NetMechanic, Powertools for your web sites SiteInspector, a Webmasters Resource kit (very ad based) Doctor HTML, test you page
HTML-Hell. what not to do HTML Dog - practical guide to XHTML+ HTML Goodies
easy test pages on MANY browsers HTML to PDF tool Colour Codes
map your site visitors how to add a Favicon Browsera web pages testing tool
Icons by Crystal Clear Google browser size tester w3fools
WebMonkey, web tutorials & tips Time Breakdown of Modern Web Design Elements of HTML w/ version support
Google Pagespeed Insights Convert a Fixed Column CSS Layout to a Liquid Layout iPadPeek how site iLooks
mobile-friendly test PlaceHolder Text PlaceHolder blanks
PlaceHolder Kittens Character manipulation/coding
make pages fart as they are scrolled HTML tag ref guide


LDAP
What is LDAP (focused on Non-Techs) in depth LDAP Roadmap Open LDAP
Recipe for configuring LDAP systems LDAP Browser, JXplorer Import Convert Export for eDirectory
apache's Eclipse based LDAP browser FOSS pw self-service 4 LDAP LDAPadmin.org
5 ways to ruin IAM project LDAP Export tool


SNMP - management
SNMP Link.org MIB Depot


Misc net tools
CentralOps (brwsr&domn chks, Nslook, ping..) VNC; a remote control app TransferBIGfiles
YouSendIt file transfer NTP pools to use SuSE Paste, easy transfer of code/log bits
4WebHelp Server/Web tools Google Apps Status The Bro Net Security Monitor (IDS)
PingOmatic alert readers of your blog update


Misc net info
Index of InterNet Standards Internet RFC/STD/FYI/BCP Archives History of the Net
Access your PC over the net Celebrities on Routing tech
How Google Works esr; well known internet hacker(white hat) Hosting Reviews (web/ftp/email/etc..)
InterNet World Statistics There is no cloud