Free NT Admin Tools from SystemTools.com

by Wayne Maples [Published on 20 April 2004 / Last Updated on 20 April 2004]

SystemTools.com has a nice collection of free tools:
  • SystemTools TScmd
    A command-line utility to set terminal server user settings. All eighteen (18) terminal server settings can be set.
  • Password Age
    Displays the age of the password for user and computer accounts. For computer accounts, this information can be used to determine if the computer is no longer being used. For users, it can be used to determine which accounts are not being used or have expired.
  • SystemTools RenameUser
    A command-line utility to rename Windows NT user accounts from the command line. Generally, this utility should NOT be used under Windows 2000.
  • LPRman
    Utility that allows remote creation and management of LPR ports.
  • SystemTools Exporter
    Standalone command-line utility for exporting users, groups, group members, services, computers, disk space, and printers (in any combination) from any or all computers on any Windows NT/Windows 2000 domain. Includes online .HLP documentation file. Exporter is also integrated into Hyena.
  • SystemTools NTconnect
    Utility for creating a Netware® - like login script, allowing commands for connecting drives and printers to be executed conditionally based on user and/or group membership. Also supports program execution and registry modification. Includes Help file and examples. NOTE: This utility will only run on NT clients; it will NOT run on Window 9x clients.
  • SystemTools Logoff
    This utility (15kb) logs off the current session. Includes source code and comments.
  • DumpSec, DumpReg, DumpEvt
    Must-have products from Somarsoft, Inc. to dump NTFS permissions, user information, event logs, and registry information. DumpSec (formerly known as DumpAcl) also dumps out the users last logon information. These utilities are now maintained by SystemTools
  • NetUsers
    A command-line utility to view the locally logged on users to a specified computer. Can be used to show the current interactive users, or a list of all users to ever logon through the computer. Use /? to view syntax.
  • NetView
    A command-line version of Network Neighborhood or Net View, which supports filtering of specific types of computers returned (SQL, workstations only, etc.). Use /? to view syntax.
  • Win Info
    A nice utility showing information about your NT installation including: version, build number, installation date, and whether it is a full or time limited version.
If you like these free tools, check out Hyena to address the many challenges of managing a large Windows NT/2000 network.

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