Multi Hypervisor Free Monitoring Tool from VMturbo – Virtual Health Monitor


VMturbo continues the development and releasing Free multi hypervisor monitoring tool – Virtual Health Monitor. This tool is successor to a tool previously called Community edition, and allows the the monitoring of virtual infrastructures spanning multiple datacenters with multiple hypervisors. The product uses the “same analytics engine” as in the full product – VMturbo Operations Manager. Virtual Health Monitor […]

NTFS Permissions Reporter to quickly check directory permissions on file servers

NTFS Permission Reporter

Another cool tool from Chris Wright called NTFS Permissions Reporter which allows you to create reports on directory permissions on file servers. The reporting is very fast, and allows you to see which users and groups have access to which directories. Chris also programmed another tool which I’ve reported on called AD Tidy and which allows […]

WordPress Performance Test – Track your plugins first!

How to tweak the speed of your Worpress site - P3 Performance Profiler

There is a very useful plugin when it comes to track WordPress plugins performance and resource consumption. A P3 Performance Profiler plugin allows you to automatically test the WordPress site and show you the plugin that uses the most of the resources. Usually after installing WordPress, the clean installation needs to be enhanced to fit your needs. The plugins […]

Mobile version of vSphere 5.1 Hardening Guide Available


There is an update on the vSphere 5.1 Hardening guide. As you know, this guide is very good tool to start to harden your infrastructure running vSphere 5.1. There is a newly available Mobile version of vSphere 5.1 Hardening Guide. It’s been published through the VMware Mobile Knowledge Portal (VMKP). The VMKP app provides access to […]

ESXi Free vs Paid – What are the differences?

ESXi Free vs Paid

Fairly often new people discovering VMware asking this questions: Esxi free vs paid? What’s the difference? While for many folks, VMware certified people, and others, this question (and especially the answer) is obvious, the new people who just discovered virtualization, might want to know exactly. That’s why this post.  At first you might want to read […]

PowerShell 3.0 Cheat Sheets – learn quickly some tips and tricks


There is 5 PowerShell 3.0 Cheat Sheets available as a free download from Microsoft. If you’re IT sysadmin, you certainly started using PowerShell here or there. If not, you have an occasion to learn some quickly some tips and tricks, shortcuts, and common operations in the new Windows Powershell 3.0. So for example, in the first […]

Splunk App For Windows Server


New release of Splunk App for Windows server is available.  This product is designed for Windows servers, where version 2003, 2008 or 2012 servers are currently supported releases, but can be installed also on client machines running Windows XP, Vista, 7 or 8. This new release introduces new dashboard for distributed environments, with customizable performance […]