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Enterprise-Class Wireless Remote Network Management : StarAdmin gives IT personnel the ability to monitor and manage enterprise servers and networks remotely, using a web-enabled wireless phone, PDA (PocketPC/Palm) or two-way pager (RIM/Blackberry). Simply put, StarAdmin puts the Microsoft Management Console (MMC), file system interface, command line, and other networking tools where you need them most - in the palm of your hand, wherever you are! Additionally, StarAdmin's Telnet and SSH interfaces can be used to manage Unix-OS based workstations and servers, as well as many other network devices such as routers, switches and UPSs.
Fast! Very Fast! secure remote access utility
Control your PC from anywhere using a browser
WinSCP is a freeware SCP (Secure CoPy) client for Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP/ME using SSH (Secure SHell). Its main function is safe copying of files between a local and a remote computer. WinSCP can do all basic operations with files, such as copying and moving (to and from a remote computer). It also allows you to rename files and folders, create new folders, and change properties of files and folders.
utility for creating boot and root disks for installing Linux.
network status is displayed on a color-coded web page in near-real time. When problems are detected, you're immediately notified by e-mail, pager, or text messaging. Big Brother is provided in source code format for Unix and Linux, and precompiled for Windows NT and Windows 2000. User contributed clients are also available for Netware, Mac OS/9, VMS, AS/400 and VM/ESA.
GetDataBack for FAT and GetDataBack for NTFS is data recovery software which will help you to get your data back when one or all of the following is corrupt or lost
GetDataBack recovers data from
Runtime has powerful disk editors for FAT and NTFS.
Compatible with Win9x, ME, NT, Windows 2000.
a tool to analyze the space usage on a drive or network share. SpaceSearcher lets one analyze the space usage on a drive or network share, find where or what programs are eating up hard disks, and free precious disk space. Detailed reports and 3D bar charts of hard drives can be viewed, printed, and exported to an Excel or HTML.
Log Monitor is a files and directories monitoring tool. The program periodically checks selected file's modification time and executes external program if file's time was changed or not changed. For directories it handles such events as files change, addition or removal. Works under Windows 95/98/NT/2000. It's still free for personal and business use.
workstation, server and network solution for sending messages to pages and digital phones. Home office to enterprise.
CMT for Notes allows you to migrate from the following products to Lotus Notes 4.6 or 5.0:
control the types of attached files blocked by Outlook, modify the Outlook Object Model warning notifications, and specify user or group security levels.
ISAserver.org is your only resource for Microsoft's ISA Server, with news, downloads, articles, 3rd party products, tutorials, newsletters, FAQs, message boards and much more. Also has various FAQs and articles on Windows 2000 security related issues.
Thousands (literally) of newsletters and discussion groups
Free utility for Windows 2000 and NT to quickly assess network security and status, inventory users and groups, and determine corporate IT policy compliance through concise reports
probes or transacts with network services and devices on regular intervals to be sure that they are available and responsive around-the-clock. If a failure or degradation occurs, ipMonitor will notify scheduled administrators by pager, digital phone, email, and network broadcast. ipMonitor can also attempt to correct failures when they occur by restoring the failed resource or by restarting the appropriate service. Now, with ipMonitor you can be the first to know about problems, not the last.
When Unused Account Ferret completes a scan, it displays a list of unused accounts (based on the parameters that you supplied). You can then disable or delete the unused accounts manually, or let UAF do it for you in seconds.
commercial utility that combines directory compare and file compare functions in one package. Use it to manage source code, keep directories in sync, compare program output, etc.
calculates subnets, subnet mask, binary hosts, binary masks, broadcast address, host range, and more.
DelOld is a program which deletes files older than a certain number of days. Freeware.
Security software for Windows NT and Windows 2000
a powerful lockdown utility. Enables administrators to lock down Windows NT and Windows 2000 machines using custom-built or industry-standard security policy guidelines such as those developed by Microsoft, NSA, or SANS. Actively scan, report and fix security settings on machines across your network without installing agents.
INTACT Change Detection System
detects changes in computer systems by taking a snapshot of system objects and then comparing the snapshot to the active system in real-time. Intact assures that a compromise has not occurred when intrusion attempts are detected and that your information is still the same as it was before the attack started.
NTSEC Windows 2000
Manipulate NTFS, Registry, Shares, Users and Groups, Printer Security and Auditing.
They where written for the Center for Applied Computer Science
All of the utilities in the PsTools suite work on both Windows NT and Windows 2000.
PsExec : execute processes remotely
PsFile : shows files opened remotely
PsGetSid : display the SID of a computer or a user
PsKill : kill processes by name or process ID
PsList : list detailed information about processes
PsLoggedOn : see who's logged on locally and via resource sharing (full source is included)
PsLogList : dump event log records
PsService : view and control services
PsShutdown : shuts down and optionally reboots a computer
PsUptime : shows you how long a system has been running since its last reboot
NetSend : small and simple NT GUI utility to send messages via MS LAN Manager to lists of recipients. Replacement for "net send"
WINSDum : export a WINS database. Replacement for Resource kit utility with more functions.
LLogon : small utility to show user's last logon time and the number of times a user was authorised.
SymView : show original C function names, parameters types and other useful info in DLLs
administration tool to work with Windows NT/Windows 2000 event logs. 30 day eval available.
Secure internet browser software for the kiosk environment - based on IE
Windows NT 4.0 does not offer the option of limiting the number of interactive simultaneous connections on the network for accounts. An account can be logged on simultaneously to multiple workstations. Features:
SpaceGuard : An administrator can actively control or passively monitor disk space usage by users or groups. Quotas can be added automatically to new users with the "auto-add" function. Whenever a managed object (directory, subdirectory or share) changes in size, SpaceGuard checks to see if it has reached its warning threshold or its quota limit. SpaceGuard sends messages to the administrator and user via pop-up or any MAPI & SMTP compliant messaging system. Write access to the disk can be revoked.
UserManagemeNT Professional : allows you to move users' home directories, shares and user data from one server to another, even across (resource) domains. Creates new home directories & shares on the target server and moves all user data as well. You can specify what you want to do with the old home directory and share. Supports change group memberships - move users from one user template (collection of global group memberships) to another. Supports removing a user from a system completely, including the user account, home directory & share, user data, group memberships and Exchange mailbox.
UserManagemeNT Lite (freeware) : creates new NT users in seconds, including username, home directory & share (with self-definable ACL settings), group memberships and Exchange mailbox. You only have to enter the user's full name, select a domain, home server & user template and press Apply. UserManagemeNT Lite will automatically create the user and all its resources.
UserManagemeNT Delegation : allows you to delegate simple, repetitive administrative tasks to end users or groups. These delegate administrators can manage selected global groups in the NT network.
UserManagemeNT IMPORT : migration tool, creates hundreds of new NT users automatically. It only needs a batch file with users' full names to create new usernames, home directories & shares (with self-definable ACLs), group memberships, Exchange mailboxes and more. Use for easy migration to NT/ Exchange/ Windows 2000 or NT domain reconfiguration. UserManagemeNT IMPORT is a great solution for schools and universities to import new students.
Network ServaNT : integrates User Manager, Server Manager, the Explorer, the Event Viewer and Tools4ever's own tools UserManagemeNT Lite and FREEping Gold. Network ServaNT allows you to manage and create reports on domains, users, local and global groups, servers, ACL's, shares/ files/ directories, open files, security, etc. with just one tool and a few mouse clicks! It also monitors the availability of vital systems in your network.
FREEping (freeware) : monitoring tool which will ping all NT servers (or any other IP address) in free-definable intervals; will send a popup message when a system stops responding.
Policy Template Editor : Creates or edits the Policy Template files of the System Policy Editor. Includes much extended choices not available from Microsoft.
downloadable images of every bootdisk one can imagine including DOS, Win9x, NT, W2K,...
imports and backs up the Windows Registry creating a stand-alone Registry Tool Database, letting you research or simply surf through the Registry Tool Database and not worry about damaging the Windows Registry. Back up as many registries, or save as many versions of the same computer's Registry, as you want and restore all or part of any Registry Tool Database. Editing is performed on the Registry Tool Database first; it is an OPTION to have Registry Tool edit the Windows Registry. This feature enables you to edit Registry backups, build "profiles" of installed components, maintain non networked registries, and create custom Registry Tool Databases containing specific keys and values for custom restores. After any edit is performed, the RollBack (UnDo) feature gives you the power to UnDo edits in BOTH the Registry Tool Database and the Windows Registry. Registry Tool's Registry Functions PageFrame puts the most commonly needed OLE and file association keys and values at your fingertips, duplicates the Windows Registry search patterns, and enables you to determine how the imported Registry functions in Windows.
freeware time synch utility
tool that can simulate key presses, mouse movements and window commands. When AutoIt is executed, it reads a specified script file. This script file allows AutoIt to perform a number of functions, these include:
Do you need to map a specific TCP or UDP port on your machine to another port on another machine?
Originally called Tiramisu. safe, low-cost do-it-yourself data recovery solution
a tool to monitor traffic load on network-links. MRTG generates HTML pages containing GIF images which provide a LIVE visual representation of this traffic. Check http://www.ee.ethz.ch/stats/mrtg/ for an example. MRTG is based on Perl and C and works under UNIX and Windows NT. MRTG is being successfully used on many sites around the net.
automates the process of creating emergency repair disks. RepairDisk Manager provides an easy-to-use graphical interface that allows system administrators to quickly schedule repair disk runs throughout the enterprise daily, weekly, or monthly on a regular basis.
automates and centralizes tedious and repetitive tasks, and efficiently monitors Windows NT Workstation and Server configuration settings--allowing administrators to implement enterprise-wide standards
manage Services and Service Account Passwords on thousands of NT Systems in a single operation
every operation in Multi-Remote Registry Change is designed from the ground up to operate on multiple computers simultaneously. With the default settings, it is just as fast to do most operations on 50 computers as it is on one. On a fast computer, with a fast network it is possible to do hundreds simultaneously! The thread manager routines for each operation ensure that the maximum number of worker threads are always active until the operation is completed.
Print Manager Plus: allows full control of printing usage. Quotas can be set on pages, pages per job, job size, and even job type.
Print Queue Manager Plus: allows full printing management for a Windows NT network. Features include Print ReDirection, Printing Disaster Recovery, Load Balancing, Printer Status, Printer Grouping, Print Broadcasting.
Print Console: remote network printing console for NT. This console allows an administrator to remotely see all printers in a domain or domains from his or hers workstation. Manipulate Print Jobs and Printers as if you were at that server.
Account Passworder Tool: change the password of the administrator account on *every* selected computer in a domain. This includes domain controllers, servers, and workstations.
Account Migrator Tool: migrates (copies) user accounts and groups you select from one domain to another.
Local Admingroup Tool: Set Domain Account (and/or group) members to members of local administrator groups on any computer in your LAN.
Local User Rights Tool: Add domain members to user rights on remote workstations. Available rights include "Change System Time," "backup files", "restore" and "Shutdown the system."
Five Windows XP / 2000 / NT management programs in one:
a powerful disk utility that enables users to make a disk image from a floppy, extract files from image, make an empty image, put the image on blank disk
commandline NTFS utilities :
saveACL saves NTFS file, directory and ownership permissions to a file
restACL restores NTFS file permissions and ownership from a saveacl file
listACL lists NTFS file permissions and auditing settings in human readable format
swapACL swaps NTFS permissions from one user or group to another
igrant grants NTFS permissions to users/groups on directories and files
irevoke revokes NTFS permissions to users/groups on directories and files
setowner sets the ownership of files and directories
audit add and remove audit triggers to files and directories
swapdomain swap one domain for another
commandline registry utilities :
reglistACL print registry subkey security and auditing settings to the screen
reggrant grant access to users and groups on registry subkeys
regrevoke revoke access from users and groups on subkeys
regsetOWNER change registry subkey ownership
regswapACL swaps permissions from one user or group to another
regAUDIT add and delete auditing settings to local and remote registry keys
ntreg manipulate keys and values
commandline Shares utilities :
sharelistACL list local and remote network share security
sharegrant grant access to local and remote network shares
sharerevoke revoke access from local and remote network shares
commandline Services utilities :
servicelistACL list service permissions
servicegrant grant permissions to services
servicerevoke revoke service permissions
serviceaudit set service auditing
servicesetowner change service owner
Security Explorer : utility to search for and modify Windows NT/2000 security on NTFS drives, the Registry, and Shares. Search across subdirectories for permissions. Grant, revoke, and clone permissions across subdirectories without affecting any other user's permissions. Select 50 shares on a server and grant permissions to multiple users and groups simultaneously. Export permissions to a database for further analysis and reporting. Back up file permissions and restore them if necessary. Set ownership on files and directories. Seamless integration with the Windows NT/2000
Secure Copy : allowing an administrator to copy files and directories on NTFS partitions while keeping the security intact, creating shares, and migrating local groups
Enterprise Security Reporter : analyze, query and report on the security and configuration of your network
Service Explorer : allows Windows NT/2000 administrators to manage multiple services across multiple servers simultaneously
Registry monitoring utility that will show you which applications are accessing your Registry, which keys they are accessing, and the Registry data that they are reading and writing - all in real-time
utility that enables the user to automate file synchronization and replication
Convert HTML files, web sites and Intranets to Windows Help Files
GetRAM Usage : GetRAM or GetRAM MachineName or GetRAM IPAddress
DELPART utility allows you to delete NTFS or HPFS partitions under DOS
OpalisRobot is a comprehensive system management and automation solution. It acts as a 24/7 watch dog to detect and address system malfunctions, maximizing server availability and performance. A single, graphical interface delivers real-time monitoring, notification, corrective action and job scheduling to enable proactive administration over Windows NT/2000 environments. ...
network services monitor, Internet Watch Dog can monitor a virtually unlimited number of services on your TCP/IP network and notify of alarm conditions. 30 day trial. Inexpensive license
EtherPeek Ethernet network traffic and protocol analyzer
WatchPoint is a real-time internet server monitor, captures user's interactions with web and ftp servers.
NetSense performs expert analysis of peer-to-peer conversations in packets captured from EtherPeek or TokenPeek, or from packet traces that have been converted to "Peek" format with ProConvert.
ProConvert takes packet traces from a variety of packet analyzers and converts them to and from "Peek" format,
RippleTech LogCaster is a suite of network services dedicated to the real-time monitoring of Windows NT event logs, TCP/IP servers and devices, Windows NT system and application services, Agent-level Performance Monitoring, Applications and ASCII files.
VMWARE for NT, Windows2000, Linux : lets you run multiple operating systems in different windows simulatenously - choices in windows are Linux, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, DOS, NetWare, FreeBSD, and more ... . Wonderful for developers, help desk, systems support (multiple OSs). Take the virtual tour to get a better idea of the product.
Borland C++ Compiler 5.5 is a blazingly fast 32-bit optimizing compiler. It includes the latest ANSI/ISO C++ compliance including the RTL, the STL framework and C++ template support. And now, Borland C++ Compiler 5.5 is openly available for free download!
Don't forget this collection of free EXCELLENT utilities
Can be used to monitor for inappropriate behavior or to record activity on a kiosk. Can be abused as a hidden trojan.
Great source of NT drivers
Registry Crash Protection : backs up the Registry and important configuration files, provides fivefold protection from system crashes, and also backs up any and all files that you desire.
Add/Remove Pro : displays the entries in the Add/Remove Programs list of Windows Registry, checks if each is valid, and uninstalls the selected program or removes the entry from the list.
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Microsoft has released another IIS Rollup patch to date as of October 30,
2002. This patch applies to IIS versions 4.0, 5.0 and 5.1:
|Windows NT Security Scanners|
Microsoft has released another IIS Rollup patch to date as of October 30,
2002. This patch applies to IIS versions 4.0, 5.0 and 5.1:
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