Watching Ports with Port Reporter (4 tags)
Here's another cool tool from Redmond. It monitors port usage for security reasons and for troubleshooting network connectivity problems. Mitch Tulloch, author of Windows Server Hacks, shows you where to get it and how to make the most out of it.
The Ultimate Free Windows Toolkit (4 tags)
You don't have to spend a bundle if you want to keep your network and its servers in tip-top shape. Mitch Tulloch gives you the rundown on the best free tools you can find for system administrators.
Finding Things in Unix (3 tags)
Dru Lavigne introduces us to the some of the powerful features hidden in the Unix find command.
Hacking Your Way Off The Utility Grid (3 tags)
Brian McConnell describes how he retrofitted his home to generate its own energy and significantly reduce its energy footprint. Learn how he installed a grid-intertied solar electric system, as well as solar water heating and solar forced air heaters.