myITforum's Free Tool Friday: Click-click-click…Code

For our Free Tool Friday this week, we’re actually taking a step back by a couple days to re-highlight something exposed recently.  Since the tool was released and announced, there’s been quite a buzz about it heard around tech world.  So…why not highlight it again, in case you missed it the first time. Microsoft recently released WMI Code Creator v1.0,...

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myITforum’s Free Tool Friday: Tracking call detail records

Tracking call detail records (CDRs) for poor call shouldn’t be as painful as a root canal.  SolarWinds free Call Detail Record Tracker lets you search, sort, and filter the last 48 hours of CDRs from Cisco CallManager 7.x and 8.x from the comfort of your laptop.  No need to login to your CallManager utility. You can download the free tool...

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myITforum’s Free tool Friday: Solve every-day WSUS administration challenges

What the heck does error code 401- 0×80190191/0×80244017 mean?  The FREE SolarWinds Diagnostic Tool for the WSUS Agent solves that challenge by translating WSUS error codes into a message that humans can actually read!  In addition, this tool:    ·         Checks connectivity to the WSUS Server and suggests known resolutions for issues ·         Provides validation tests on key configuration options...

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myITforum's Free Tool Friday: Better things to do than stare at Perfmon all day? Get WMI Monitor

We agree. Server and app uptime is crucial for the business, but so is your time and what can be done with it. Become more productive by using SolarWinds free tool – WMI Monitor. Get amazing insight into the real-time performance of your Windows applications and servers. You will be notified when trouble is brewing from the slick desktop dashboard,...

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myITforum's Free Tool Friday: Quickly Identify Misconfigured Active Directory Permissions

Do you know what users have access to sensitive files or directories? Find out without tedious manual effort. Troubleshoot permissions issues both locally and on remote shares with SolarWinds’ free tool, Permissions Analyzer for Active Directory. Easily see what permissions a user or group of users has for an object and why. Quickly get a complete hierarchical view of the...

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myITforum’s Free tool Friday: Get Visibility into Your Hyper-V or VMware environment

If you are managing a virtual environment, SolarWinds VM Monitor will save you tons of time. It is an ingenious free desktop tool that continuously monitors a Hyper-V or VMware host & associated VMs. With VM Monitor you’ll be able to: Continuously monitor the health of your VMware or Hyper-V host View detailed VM health statistics including VM name, guest...

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myITforum’s Free Tool Friday: Multiple Monitor Madness Management

If you’re a multi-monitor fiend like me and you need a bit more control over your monitor displays, NirSoft has a free tool called MultiMonitorTool that you’ll want to try out. MultiMonitorTool is a small tool that allows you to do some actions related to working with multiple monitors. With MultiMonitorTool, you can disable/enable monitors, set the primary monitor, save...

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myITforum’s Free tool Friday: Consolidate All of Your Event Logs in One Place

Getting tired of having to log on to each Windows system to see event logs? Don’t have a centralized view? If so you can try out SolarWinds’ free tool the Event Log Consolidator. This free tool will organize all of your event logs from all of your Windows systems in one location. Event Log Consolidator gives you the ability to...

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myITforum’s Free tool Friday: Supercharge your use of Active Directory

We’re revving up a new feature on myITforum called “Free tool Friday” where we highlight an excellent tool or utility found during the week.  To start off the series, I’m going to give you a tool bundle that can help save time working with Active Directory. This terrific trio of free tools from SolarWinds makes it easier than ever to...

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