The job of being a systems administrator is difficult. As a result, it's important to have just the right tools. The March edition of TechNet Magazine has an article listing 19 free tools all available from Microsoft and are all designed to ease the administration of file servers, Exchange servers, and even desktops in your IT environment today. The article is written by Greg Shields, MVP, co-founder and IT guru with Concentrated Technology. His latest book, Windows Server 2008: What's New/What's Changed is available through SAPIEN Press. Get to know him at www.ConcentratedTech.com.
Here is a list of a couple of my personal favourites that every administrator should have:
Limit Login Some administrators in highly secure or specialized environments wish they could limit users to a specific number of concurrent logins. Particularly useful with Windows Server 2003 Terminal Servers, LimitLogin enables administrators to enforce concurrent login quotas while tracking all login information right within Active Directory itself.
If you want to find about about all 19 of the tools, follow the link below and happy “adminning”!