7 IT Tools Every SysAdmin Should Use

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To help system administrators get their jobs done better and more easily, we've listed 7 of the SysAdmin communities' favorites. 

TeamViewer

Thinking of how you could get linked up with your teams or staffs without the need to see or meet them physically or are you having challenges with a particular app on your system and needs assistance? Then, this tool is highly recommended for you. Teamviewer uses a code to connect two or more devices before having remote access to other devices. It's the best tool for care support as it works perfectly on any windows.

mRemoteNG

The stress of checking different systems at the same time is over. mRemoteNG is referred to as the "Next Generation" version of the original mRemote program. It provides easy accessibility of your remote connections to be viewed in a simple yet powerful tabbed interface.

PowerShell

Have you ever experienced issues while trying to stop a running Windows service? PowerShell performs the equivalent actions of ending the task within Task Manager. Also, this tool allows you to make a WMI call to retrieve the USB devices installed in a local or remote system.

KeePass

Repeating the same password on your system could be boring, and at the same time, while you are busy with some other things, you may forget the user password for sites you browse through every day and even on some installed system apps. Keepass is a free and open password manager that can actually save all your passwords.

Lansweeper

Compiling and maintaining a complete, accurate, and up-to-date network inventory of your IT assets can be a serious challenge. Leveraging an IT Asset Discovery solution like Lansweeper for managing your assets and the associated data can streamline the process, provide valuable insights, and ultimately boost your productivity while saving costs.

PuTTy

PuTTY is a great terminal emulator that's extremely lightweight and fast. It supports the SSH, SCP and rlogin protocols; multiple operating systems, including both Windows and Linux; and many variations on the secure remote terminal. PuTTY provides user control over the SSH encryption key and protocol version.

Google & Coffee

Most of you probably encountered this one before: a coworker comes up to you and asks a question that is easily answered by a quick Google search. Google is probably one of the most powerful resources in the field, especially if you power up your search skills. Combine that with your daily dose of coffee to keep you alert on the job and you're all set.

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