Ten Tools Every Admin Should Have – 10 wichtige Admin-Werkzeuge

Auf so etwas hat die Welt gewartet: Windowsconnected hat einen Artikel herausgebracht: “Ten Tools Every Admin Should Have“. Die ultimative Liste ist das noch nicht, aber ein guter Anfang allemal. Vielleicht komme ich ja mal dazu, eine Liste mit den (meiner Meinung nach/für mich) wichtigsten Tools zu erstellen. (z.B. LiveCD für Windows & Linux). Hier jedoch erstmal Joshs Liste: 1.) VMWare / Virtual PC / Virtual Server Virtualization products are great because they allow you to test everything you want/need without having to destroy your machine or sit with a half dozen computers around you all day long. They may keep you warm, but you could go deaf while you slowly go bankrupt paying for all the electricity. The only question is, “which one should I use?” I personally use VMWare because it has USB support and I love snapshots, but Virtual PC is an adequate and cheaper option. I don’t want to get into a debate on this, so just pick what works best for you. Do take into account that while many non-Microsoft operating systems will work in Virtual PC, none of them are supported. Microsoft does not provide “enhancements” for these other operating systems so they will typically run a bit slower than they do in VMWare (where many non-MS OSes are supported). 2.) Winternals – ERD Commander This utility is a must have! You can reset any local account’s password, recover files and more all from a bootable CD/DVD. Who could ask for more? It’s very handy for cleaning spyware that won’t let you delete it when your operating system is running too. 3.) Network...