Just a GSD linkdump -- mostly with content by and for Sysadmins.
- IOS: Let Me Truncate That Password For You… - Didier Stevens. IOS password limited to 15 characters.
- CREED (Cisco Router Evidence Extraction Disk) - Extract critical info from your Cisco routers.
- Shrubbery Networks, Inc. - RANCID - Really Awesome New Cisco confIg Differ
- inSSIDer v2.1 - MetaGeek - new release of a great (and free) Wi-Fi scanner.
Tips from Redmond
- Using Resource Monitor to Troubleshoot Windows Performance Issues Part 1 - Ask the Performance Team
- RDS Multiple Server Access - Ask the Performance Team
- Measuring Disk Latency with Windows Performance Monitor (Perfmon) - Ask the Core Team
- Updates: Coreinfo v3.04, DebugView v 4.78, LiveKd v 5.1, Process Explorer v15.13 - Sysinternals
- Tip o’ the Week #96 – Reining back Outlook’s file size - The Electric Wand
- RELEASE: Microsoft PST Capture Tool for Exchange 2010 and Office 365 released - Kurt Shintaku's Blog
- Microsoft PST Capture Tool for Exchange 2010 and Office 365 released - Bob Hunt’s Blog
- .PST, Time to Walk the Plank - Exchange Team Blog
- Download: PST Capture - Microsoft Download Center
- Microsoft Exchange PST Capture - MSTechNet
- RELEASE: Microsoft Outlook Configuration Analyzer Tool - Kurt Shintaku's Blog
- Download: OCAT_Setup.zip - Microsoft Download Center
From the 4SysOps Blog
- Test Group Policy - 4sysops
- Gpupdate, Gpresult, RSoP - 4sysops
- Group Policy - Active Directory problems - 4sysops
- Troubleshooting Group Policy – Part 6: Common problems - 4sysops. If you have missed the previous installments check out this Troubleshooting Group Policy link.
- What are the NTFS permissions? Free NTFS Permissions Reporter - 4sysops. More details in this AddictiveTips post: Allocate NTFS Permissions Easily With NTFS Permissions Tool. Download the tool here: Cjwdev | Software
I really thought the software highlighted in the last link, NTFS Permissions Reporter was super-cool. It reminded me of another recent NFTS permission checking/changing tips post for the not-so-much-a-sysadmin crowd, Take Ownership Of Files & Folder And Change Permissions In Windows 8 - AddictiveTips blog.
Tips and Tricks
- HOWTO: Fix Adobe Flash when it’s installed but keeps stating that it needs to be installed/updated - Kurt Shintaku's Blog
- INFO: File size limits when copying files from SharePoint folders using Robocopy - Kurt Shintaku's Blog
- Windows 7 in a box - The Ultimate Desktop Tool for Windows 7 - Really handy tweaking and quick-access tool to access all kinds of settings and features with just a few clicks. More info in this Windows 7 in A Box post from Windows7hacker.
- HowTo: USB Thumb Drives -Windows Incident Response Blog - Forensically-focused but still good info on USB devices for admins to be familiar with as well.
- ESXi Command Line Networking Configuration - What the.....? blog.