Resources

Last update: 2015/12/15 - Reorganize categories, add some PowerShell links :thumbsup:

Tools

  • SYDI - Network Documentation made easy (VBS script) SYDI-Server v.2.3 Server is a tool for documenting Windows computers
  • vCheck - is a PowerShell HTML framework script, the script is designed to run as a scheduled task before you get into the office to present you with key information via an email directly to your inbox in a nice easily readable format.
  • SysInternals - Microsoft Sysinternals utilities help you manage, troubleshoot and diagnose your Windows systems and applications.
  • mRemoteNG - is a fork of mRemote, an open source, tabbed, multi-protocol, remote connections manager. mRemoteNG adds bug fixes and new features to mRemote.
  • JoeWare Tools - offers a bunch of tool for saving administrators around the world time and frustration
  • NirSoft Tools NirSoft web site provides a unique collection of small and useful freeware utilities, all of them developed by Nir Sofer.
  • CJWDEV Tools - offer softwares aimed at helping make the jobs of fellow IT Professionalss easier
  • NetPerf - Netperf is a great tool for obtaining instantaneous network bandwidth between a client and server. Instructions on using Netperf can be found in this article
  • Netwrix Freetools
  • WMI Explorer 2014 (SAPIEN) - Allows you to get a handle on WMI classes and their properties and methods
  • WMI Explorer (PowerShell Script) - PowerShell-based WMI Explorer tool created by Marc van Orsouw (aka /\/\O\/\/)
  • WMI Explorer 2.0 (From Microsoft senior support escalation engineer, Vinay Pamnani)
  • ChocolateyChocolatey NuGet is a Machine Package Manager, somewhat like apt-get, but built with Windows in mind.
  • BoxStarterRepeatable, reboot resilient windows environment installations made easy using Chocolatey packages. When its time to repave either bare metal or virtualized instances, locally or on a remote machine, Boxstarter can automate both trivial and highly complex installations. Compatible with all Windows versions from Windows 7/2008 R2 forward.
  • Hp ProLiant Memory Configurator - Online tool to help you configure the memory on your  physical servers
  • NSSM (the Non-Sucking Service Manager)
  • SCSM Entity Explorer
  • Run-virtual.com Tools - Set of vSphere tools created by Richard Garsthagen
  • RvTools - RVTools is a windows .NET 2.0 application which uses the VI SDK to display information about your virtual machines and ESX hosts
  • Ethtool - Display or change ethernet card settings
    • One of the feature of this tool, allows you to make the NIC blinks! This come very handy when you need to identify which NIC is which VMNIC [Article]  for example: ethtool -p vmnic0 5 will make the NIC blink for 5 seconds.
  • Esxtop - VMware's command-line tool for analyzing vSphere performance issues.
  • Veeam FastSCP - Fast Copy between ESX host
  • PuttyTray PuTTY Tray is an improved version of PuTTY. It features some cosmetic changes, and a number of addons to make it more useful and much more fun to use.

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