System Administration

Brilliant Windows packet sniffer software to identify network conditions and heavy network traffic usage

After searching and trying a number of packet sniffers to determine the source of heavy traffic usage, I found this the easiest to install and use by a long way. Its reporting is excellent and it makes it easy to see the source ip generating a lot of traffic. http://www.colasoft.com/capsa/capsa-free-edition.php

Script to reset all active directory users passwords in an organizational unit OU

This will replace all the users passwords in UserOU with Newpassword! Update the italicised items to suit you domain Option Explicit Dim objOU, objUser Dim strPassword Dim intCounter, intAccValue, intPwdValue ‘———————— strPassword = “Newpassword!” intAccValue = 544 intCounter = 0 set objOU =GetObject(“LDAP://OU=UserOU,OU=MyCompanyOU,C=MyDomain,DC=LOCAL“) For each objUser in objOU If objUser.class=”user” then objUser.SetPassword strPassword objUser.SetInfo objUser.Put.