I first stumbled on Netwrix solutions when I had a strange problem of being locked out of Windows Accounts. Luckily Netwrix Account Lockout Examiner was able to help me.Now, several years later, I have been looking for a reliable Audit solution. June is the time of year when IT auditors usually knock on my door,
If supporting corporate computers presented a challenge in the past, this is not the case anymore. Today almost every device is connected to the internet. Looking for Best Remote Management tools to make your day easier? Supporting devices (from computers to mobile devices like smartphones and tablets) is now easier than ever, especially since more and more services […]
I am sitting at my desk looking at the big pile of computers that arrived yesterday. I am still amazed by the size of the computers. Dell Optiplex is the computer model. One of the guys is unpacking them and placing them on the working table we have in our room.
I have been thinking about Nakivo a lot for the past week. I mean, this guys are pretty amazing. When they launched their first B&R version, they dared to use a web-based interface. They soon caught up with competition on a feature per feature level and with version 6, improved Synology support and added support for […]
Followers of my blog know that I love Synology NAS devices. I still remember the excitement when Nakivo released version 5.8. I mean, I liked regular useful updates in every version but what made version 5.8 so special was integration with WD NAS. There are so many scenarios and situations when backup and NAS integration comes really handy.
Maintenance of the monitoring software that we have been using has just expired. I stumbled on Adrem Software NetCrunch monitoring and visualization system which is used to monitor networks, applications and devices. What a great opportunity to review and write a NetCrunch review. Curiosity has led me to find some really amazing products in the past and I have a feeling,
Active Directory is a great technology. In fact I can’t image life without it. It’s pretty easy to set up, with every Microsoft Server release it gains additional options that make life for IT easier. Did you know that only 5% of 1000 fortune companies don’t use AD to organize their environment? That means that […]
Life in IT department can be tough. There are many daily operations that could be eliminated or reduced, yet they take a lot of your precious time. It all starts with user provisioning, creating accounts, mailboxes, assigning Office 365 licences and relocating users. This are all tasks that many of us would be happy to […]
From time to time I receive a call from the users telling me that they lost icons on their desktop. What happens is that their Windows profile was not loaded, instead temporary windows profile was loaded. When that happens, a message will pop up on the right side of the taskbar with the message: “You have been logged on with […]
When I was contacted by Microsoft for a license Audit I admit I was a bit scared. Auditing Microsoft licenses is not some easy task you do and forget. I see two problems:
1. Not all computers are turned on when you want them to be.