PowerShell : AT Commands Module

Sunday, October 23, 2011

var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true}; AT Command is an old DOS external command (not included in command.com) which enables users to schedule tasks on local/remote computer. You can use the AT command to schedule a command, a script, or a program to run at a specified date and time. You can also use this command to view existing scheduled tasks (Only AT Tasks).   Differences between OS versions Task scheduler in Vista and above needs to be refreshed in order to display new tasks, whereas...

SCCM : Copy and Paste, context menu add-on V1.5

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true}; Since I first published the post about the Copy & Paste tool, I received many nice comments, thank you all for your kind words. Nevertheless, your feedbacks made me realize that my tool requires some changes.     The new version includes the following : Set-ExecutionPolicy – You do not need to change your PowerShell 'Execution Policy', in order to run the tool Hidden Console – The "CMD" console is hidden from...

Free-Tool : Ping-them

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true}; Occasionally I need to ping a group of computers to make sure they are alive, in fact pinging is the first operation for many remote tasks : cleaning Active Directory, running scripts, discovery operations, WMI queries, installing applications and more. I wrote a small tool based on PowerShell and windows forms, which can ping a list of computers and display the results in different columns.   Creating a computer list You can add computer names manually, by writing...

Free-Tool : Database Browser

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true}; While surfing the internet I found a very interesting tool I would like to share with you. Database Browser is an easy to use, free portable tool, which can connect to a variety of database types and browse or modify data, run SQL scripts, export and print data.   This tool is free and portable The browser supports variety of direct databases connections : ...
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Free-Tool : How to shrink pictures’ file size

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true}; On some occasions we want to send pictures/snapshots via email or upload several pictures to a web site, but the files size exceeds the allowed limit. IrfanView is a small FREEWARE (for non-commercial use) graphic viewer which has vast capabilities, one of this useful features let us reduce the file size by resizing the pictures size. This process can also be run as a batch job to include a list of files (pictures) : Download IrfanView from here and install it...
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Free-Tool : Monitoring computers and servers with free tools

Saturday, May 7, 2011

var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true}; Occasionally, a friend / colleague ask me if I can recommend a free network monitor tool. There are several free monitoring software like Nagios, Zabbix, Zenoss…which all share common features. Zenoss Core is a free version of the Zenoss Enterprise monitoring software .Zenoss Core can automatically scan your network and discover its infrastructure, monitor each device and invoke alerts when errors/problems occurs. The software can monitor applications,networks, servers, Operating Systems and virtual...

Free-Tool : Tabs for windows explorer

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true};   הסייר של חלונות החל בוכה מרות קינא בדפדפן , שלו חלון אחד לכל האתרים על הקבצים, על כל הספריות זלגו הן הדמעות רוצה הוא מעבר קל בין הספריות והקבצים הדפדפן הפך לבן המועדף , די נמאס מאפליות שכחו אותו המפתחים, גם הוא חפץ בחוצצים   דפדפן חבר טוב, גלש חיפש בחנויות מסחריות בסוף מצא תוסף...
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הפצת מערכות הפעלה באמצעות הכלים החינמיים של מיקרוסופט

Thursday, April 28, 2011

var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true}; Microsoft Deployment Toolkit –MDT MDT - Microsoft Deployment Toolkit, הינה מערכת של כלי עזר וסקריפטים המאפשרת הפצה של מערכות הפעלה מבית מיקרוסופט. כיום אני בדעה שזו אחת המערכות הטובות שיש בשוק (עבור מערכות הפעלה של מיקרוסופט בלבד) ולמרבה הפליאה היא אף חינמית, אך כמו רומנים רבים אחרים, ההתחלה הייתה קשה, כמו כל פולניה טובה היא לא התמסרה בקלות . כאמור מדובר בערכה חינמית וככזו היא דורשת הרבה יותר התאמות והכנות, מאשר מוצרי מדף מסחריים מקבילים, אבל אל דאגה המערכת מגיעה עם תיעוד ענף. "נאלצתי" לקרוא ולקרוא ובסוף לקרוא...

SCCM : Copy and Paste, context menu add-on

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true}; I like SCCM (System Center Configuration Manager) and in my opinion it is a great management tool, but it's developers, apparently, forgot the small things that makes it better. One of the missing feathers is the copy & paste menu option ("Elementary my dear Watson"). When I first installed SCCM 2007, I was very excited to find the copy option, but till today I couldn't find his little sister, "paste", I suspect that they decided to release her in the next version. Please help "Copy" find...

Free-Tool : My Computer Context Menu

Monday, April 4, 2011

var addthis_config = {"data_track_clickback":true}; My Computer popup menu is very useful, but the need to navigate through the system manager tree, every time you need one of it`s tools, is annoying, especially if you are using windows 7. I wrote  a small setup which may ease one's navigation pain The The following setup will add some common tools to the popup menu : Add/Remove Programs ...