Network Radar 2.6


Network Radar is an easy-to-use network discovery and management tool that will allow you to retrieve detailed information on network devices.

Key Features:

  • Scan your network and retrieve detailed information on network devices (see below)
  • Run useful Network Tools (see below)
  • Use the Monitoring function and get notified when the reachability of a device changes
  • Simply connect to a device by double-clicking it on the list (Quick Connect)
  • Assign your own names and choose from provided icons or import own icons
  • Use the simple rules / actions system for automatic processing of devices
  • Scan a interface’s network, a certain subnet or a range of IP addresses
  • Export a scan to CSV or TXT
  • and much more…

Device information:

  • IP address
  • MAC address
  • Vendor name (e.g., “Apple, Inc.” or “Dell”)
  • Domain name (DNS, reverse lookup)
  • Bonjour name
  • NetBIOS name
  • Services (open ports)
  • Response time (ping time)
  • Mac model identifier (i.e. “iMac9,1”)
  • Icon (automatically for Macs with model identifier)
  • Special function (e.g., host is standard gateway)
  • Reachability status
  • SSH / Telnet username, port and password
  • Device log
  • Notes

Included Network Tools:

  • Remote shutdown/restart/sleep of other Macs
  • Ping
  • Portscan
  • SSH
  • Telnet
  • Wake on LAN
  • Whois
  • HTTP, HTTPS, AFP, SMB, FTP, VNC, RDP, SSH, TELNET for Quick Connect

What's New Version 2.6

New Features
  • New Network section with all Networks and its Scans.
  • New Services section that gives you an overview of all Services found and its Hosts.
  • A short description has been added to every Service.
  • More Log messages have been added for new Hosts. I.e. it is now being logged if the Host has been found in the ARP or DNS cache.
  • Options have been added to chose what is being displayed in the last row of prints and exported PDFs.
  • Prints and exported PDFs now include the response time of each Host.
  • Subnet Mask column has been added to the Networks list.
  • The average response time of all Hosts of a Scan has been added to the Scans info.
  • You can now see the log messages of all Hosts of a Scan in the Scan info.
  • You can now stop a Scan from refreshing by clicking the X button next to its name in the sidebar.
  • A refresh of a Scan in monitoring mode can now be stopped without stopping the monitoring.
  • From now on the timeout you set in the preferences is the default value used by every Scan unless you change the timeout in the Scan's settings.
  • Minor interface improvements for macOS Mojave's Dark Mode.
  • More and improved help text here and there.
  • Some new image rules have been added.
  • The sort order of interfaces for new Custom Scans has been improved.
  • The status type ‚uncertain‘ has been renamed to ‚unknown‘.
  • You can no longer update your database form network Radar version 1.x to the new database type in version 2.x.
Bug Fixes
  • Some users were unable to choose a custom host image or add new ones.
  • The app could crash when selecting a custom host image.
  • 'Services' was missing in the CSV export options.
  • Although a Scan was deleted, its Hosts could still appear in Smart Folders and the All Hosts section until the app was restarted.
  • In some cases the ping interval was ignored and the progress indicator was wrong.
  • Refreshing a single Host did not always work via the File menu.
  • Refreshing a single Host did not work outside of its Scan.
  • Some Hosts appeared twice in the list.
  • Some properties were cut off in the CSV export window.
  • Some rules that checked the status of a Host did not work in the German localisation.
  • Switching between different sections could crash the app for some users.
  • The Quick Scan button did not work with certain types of VPN.
  • The value of the the end or start IP of a Custom Scan was not validated and could result in Scans that would not refresh.
  • There were some GUI issues in the Smart Folder edit window.
  • When trying to activate the app before completing the welcome window the app did crash.