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Hi All,

As system admin, I need to troubleshoot different issues. Of late, I find Process Explorer has been a great tool for lot of time. But i really started using this tool recently. Is there any other tools that an System Admin should keep handy? Can anybody refer some free tools that helps us resolving everyday issues? One more thing I need to know, is there any ebook, or forum where I can learn Process explorer?

Please guide me.....
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by:Thomas WERNHER
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Hi,

Process explorer was made by the sysinternals guys.

You'll find more freeware you'd be able to use at www.sysinternals.com

For the documentation, the best is to go for mark russinovich blog on the technet.
In another way, you can eventually have a look the the videos "the case of the unexplained" by mark russinovich on the MSDN channel 9 blog.

you'll be able to take out some good tips by looking at Mark manipulating his Tools :)

by the way, it's not free, but a great book exists : Windows sysinternals administrator's reference. It's not free, but honestly, given the gold what's in there, i bought it because the content is really awesome.



Cheers
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by:Sandeep
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- For running commands on remote computers you can use PSEXC
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897553.aspx

- Store Remote Desktop Management like RDP Connection IP and Password to that particular server.
http://www.microsoft.com/en-in/download/details.aspx?id=21101

- Angry IP Scanner for finding free IP with in network range. Mostly used when Static IP are put in place.
http://angryip.org/w/Download

- Very handy and powerful tool pull TreeSize Disk Report for doing Housekeeping and providing report to Management/Users for review. This is paid version, but free version also available with some limitations.
http://www.jam-software.com/treesize/

- Account Lockout Tools, handy when need to unlock user ID on several DC where replication is very slow. Also useful to identify origin of account lockout domain controller which helps to identify from the logs to identify the machine from which bad requests came.
http://www.microsoft.com/en-in/download/details.aspx?id=18465
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You can refer to Process Explorer Guide for Newbies :)

Here is the link

http://forum.sysinternals.com/process-explorer-guide-for-newbies_topic10998.html
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