Netwrix recognized in Gartner’s 2020 Market Guide for File Analysis Software Learn More
23 October, 2018 | Jeff Melnick

Best Tools for Office 365

What is Microsoft Office 365? Office 365 is a set of cloud-based applications and services offered by Microsoft. A subscription-based service, it can include applications such as Office 365 (Word, Excel, etc.), Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and OneDrive for Business. All Office 365...
2 October, 2018 | Jeff Melnick

Top 10 Best Windows Server Monitoring Software Tools

If you don’t know the state of your network and server health every second of the day, you're like a blind pilot inevitably headed for disaster. Fortunately, the market now offers many good tools, both commercial and open source, for network and Windows Server monitoring. Since good and free...
13 September, 2018 | Jeff Melnick

What Are Windows Firewall and IPsec?

One key component in securing your IT infrastructure is protecting against network-related security threats. Windows Server offers several network security features to help: Windows Firewall with Advanced Security IPsec Message Analyzer Free Tool Handpicked related content: ...
26 July, 2018 | Ryan Brooks

SysAdmin Magazine: S for Sysadmin

365 days a year, sysadmins have our backs — saving our laptops after careless eating, ensuring signal purity, preventing printers from jamming and so much more, often with little or no thanks at all.  It’s time for the silence to be broken and sysadmins to get the respect and appreciation they...
24 July, 2018 | Jeff Melnick

Top 10 Free System Administrators Tools

To help system administrators get their jobs done better and more easily, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 free sysadmin tools for Windows server management, monitoring, backup and troubleshooting. Here are the free system administrator tools for Windows that made our top 10 list: ...
15 February, 2018 | Jeff Melnick

The Ten Best Free Active Directory Management Tools

Active Directory is a backbone of many IT infrastructures around the world, but budgets for software tools are often tight. To help, we’ve put together a list of the top 10 free Active Directory management tools. We hope that this hand-picked selection of free Active Directory tools will help you...
28 September, 2017 | Ryan Brooks

SysAdmin Magazine: Free Stuff Rocks!

Working with a tight budget? Or you are actually  enjoying saving money? This cheapskate edition of Sysadmin Magazine is exactly what you need! From top free tools for account lockout troubleshooting to no cost techniques of removing ransomware – here’s a perfect collection that won’t cost...
18 August, 2017 | Oleg Lalaev

Top 5 Free Tools for NTFS Permissions Reporting

Managers and compliance auditors often ask IT admins to present a report listing file share permissions granted to a group or a particular user. Here are a few free tools that will help you save time on this report generation and export all permissions granted to a user account on a file share...
15 June, 2017 | Nirmal Sharma

PowerShell: Find Disabled or Inactive Users and Computers in AD

PowerShell is becoming increasingly more popular and is the first choice for Windows administrators to collect information from target systems. Every Windows role ships with its own PowerShell modules. Active Directory ships with more than 450 PowerShell cmdlets that you can use to collect...
26 April, 2017 | Larry Glusman

RemoteApp: Remote Access Tool to Simplify a Sysadmin Life

What is RemoteApp? Are you using your Terminal Server/RDS Server for one main application? A database or ERP program, perhaps? If so, you are a prime candidate for RemoteApp, a remote access tool introduced by Microsoft for Server 2008 R2. However, many people who are using Terminal Server/RDS...
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