Free Tools

Last Updated on 5 Oct. 2015, Total: 45 Products

A frequently updated list of useful freeware tools for network administrators

  1. Netwrix Account Lockout Examiner (Freeware)

    Alerts on account lockouts, helps troubleshoot these events, and analyzes their potential causes. The accounts can be unlocked via Netwrix Account Lockout Examiner console, helpdesk web-based interface, or mobile device... Read More

  2. Netwrix Change Notifier for Active Directory (Freeware)

    Tracks changes to Active Directory (AD) users, group memberships, OUs, permissions, and provides visibility into what’s happening inside your AD. This freeware tool is a winner of multiple awards from Redmond Magazine and Windows IT Pro Magazine... Read More

  3. Netwrix Event Log Manager (Freeware)

    Collects and consolidates event logs from multiple computers across the network, provides archiving, and generates alerts... Read More

  4. Netwrix Inactive User Tracker (Freeware)

    Tracks down inactive user accounts (e.g., terminated employees) so you can easily disable them, or even remove them entirely to eliminate potential security holes. The tool sends reports on a regular schedule, and shows which accounts have been inactive for a configurable period of time (e.g., 2 months)... Read More

  5. Netwrix Password Expiration Notifier (Freeware)

    Automatically reminds your users to change their passwords before they expire so you can avoid password reset calls. It works nicely for users who don’t log on interactively and never receive standard password change reminders at logon time (e.g., VPN users)... Read More

  6. Netwrix Password Manager (Freeware)

    Allows users to reset forgotten passwords and unlock their accounts through a convenient, web-based, self-service portal and integration with the standard Windows logon procedure. Freeware tool supports up to 100 users... Read More

  7. Netwrix Service Monitor

    Alerts you when some Windows service accidentally stops or fails to start at boot time on your servers. The automatic restart feature ensures all monitored services are up and running without downtimes... Read More

  8. ObserveIT

    Record and Replay all remote user sessions on your network servers. Any remote access or console session is searchable and ready for playback! Protocol-agnostic: ObserveIT records Terminal Server, Citrix, Remote Desktop, SSH, VMware and more. ObserveIT makes easy work out of security audits by generating video and text logs for everything that happens on your servers. (Even for apps that... Read More

  9. SNMP Enabler for Windows

    This cool tool gives you the ability to remotely install and enable SNMP on any windows server or workstation on your network. Save time when deploying applications requiring SNMP. Download SolarWinds latest free tool and simultaneously enable SNMP on multiple machines... Read More

  10. Editor's Pick

    Spiceworks 7.0: Free Mobile Device Management (MDM)

    Download the brand new Spiceworks 7.0 – free network monitoring software and a complete IT help desk solution for the world's IT pros, sysadmins & IT decision makers. In additional to the free network monitoring tools, full-featured help desk and detailed network inventory, Spiceworks 7.0 now includes free mobile device management software (MDM) to allow SMB IT pros to manage... Read More

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