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SysAdmin 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\/\/)

VMware Tools

  • 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.

VMware Blogs/References

SysAdmins Blogs/References

PowerShell Blogs/References