Top 7 Freeware Tools

for IT Professionals

Independently reviewed and recommended by leading industry experts, these tools consistently prove themselves useful for IT pros. Audit Active Directory and file servers, troubleshoot account lockouts and password expirations,
and more — all for free.

Free auditing tools from Netwrix can save you a lot of time and make your network more efficient. The freeware network tools will never expire, so you don’t have to worry that they will stop working when you urgently need them.
We also offer free, time-limited trials
of the full-function versions.

Netwrix Auditor Free Community Edition

Keeps you up to date with daily reports on user activity across multiple systems, including Active Directory, Group Policy, file servers, Windows Server, Exchange, Office 365 and SQL Server and more.

Free Community Edition

Netwrix Auditor for
Active Directory

Reports on all logons and changes to AD users, groups, organizational units, GPO links and various policies, with the before and after values for each modification.

Free Community Edition

Netwrix Auditor for
Windows File Servers

Enables you to monitor changes made to files, folders, shares and permissions; detect deleted and newly created files and folders;
and track data access attempts.

Free Community Edition

Netwrix Auditor for
Windows Server

Automatically sends daily activity summaries detailing all changes to hardware and software, scheduled tasks, applications, network settings,
and more on your Windows servers.

Netwrix Account
Lockout Examiner

Alerts your help desk staff about lockout events and helps you troubleshoot them. Unlock accounts from the console, a web-based interface or your mobile device.

Netwrix Effective
Permissions Reporting Tool

Helps you make sure that employees’ permissions correspond to their roles in your organization by showing who has permissions to what in Active Directory and file shares.

Netwrix Password
Expiration Notifier

Automatically reminds your users to change their passwords before they expire so you can avoid password reset calls.

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for IT professionals