Tag: Tools

How to drag shortcuts into Administrator Prompt

How to drag shortcuts into Administrator Prompt

If you normally have programs running in an elevated state (by using Run As Administrator), you can't drag and drop files from explorer into it. ... Read More

Updated: Registry String Redirections / IPM Utility: Get@String 2.0

Updated: Registry String Redirections / IPM Utility: [email protected] 2.0

Back in 2011, Jacques Bensimon wrote this handy utility called [email protected] This utility is basically a decoder ring for those cryptic registry entries called Registry ... Read More

Windows Defender Hidden Settings Control Utility

Windows Defender Hidden Settings Control Utility

Here is a great new utility by Jacques Bensimon. If you’re among those who rely (as I do) on Windows Defender for anti-malware protection, even ... Read More

New Tool: Check if your Citrix Netscaler have been Compromised

New Tool: Check if your Citrix Netscaler have been Compromised

As more and more information related to the Citrix Netscaler vulnerability (CVE-2019-19781) surface, Citrix has partnered with FireEye and released a scripted tool that administrators ... Read More

New to Me: VxRail Network Validation Tool

New to Me: VxRail Network Validation Tool

If you are deploying VxRail solutions, you might want to check out the new release of the Network Validation Tool from EMC.  The NVT-VxRail tool ... Read More

IPM’s new Remote Session Super Switcher utility

IPM’s new Remote Session Super Switcher utility

Here is the issue: Users can easily get lost when running (and trying to navigate among) multiple full-screen VDI desktops, be they Horizon View, Citrix, ... Read More

Using PowerShell to log into VMware vSphere Web Client

Using PowerShell to log into VMware vSphere Web Client

If you are running VMware vSphere 6.5 or above, you have been forced to adopt the web client for your administration of vSphere.  The full ... Read More

Controlling Windows Explorer’s Thread Count (new utility)

Controlling Windows Explorer’s Thread Count (new utility)

Jacques Bensimon sent over this new IPM tool.  Enjoy! As you may be able to tell from this old Classic Shell review, I’m no fan ... Read More

A new Putty! Free from Solar Winds ; Solar-Putty!

A new Putty! Free from Solar Winds ; Solar-Putty!

Putty is awesome!  It is a main staple for most IT professionals and Home Automation hobbyists alike.  Need a secure way to SSH into a ... Read More

Collecting data from Customer Sites

Collecting data from Customer Sites

As a virtualization consultant for the past few decades, I’ve been collecting data from client environments for as long as I can remember.   Whether it’s ... Read More