Find out who pings on a subnet quick and easy

So i know there are tools out there to do this but figured some would be interested on how to do this real quick with stuff that’s already in the OS. 1) Turn off echos to make the out put clean (don’t forget to turn it back on when its done via “echo on”). 2)…

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C#: Getting members of a group the easy way with .Net 3.5 (Discussion groups, nested, recursive, security groups, etc.)

Just saw this being discussed internally and thought that it was quite useful to a lot of you out there so I thought I’d share.  The true boolean to grp.GetMembers tells it to recursively get the nested group members too.  I tested this out on discussion groups, security groups, with users and computers and works…

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Got IPSEC? Got Problems? New tool released to help you triage IPSEC failures.

The Microsoft IPsec Diagnostic Tool is available for Windows Server 2008, for Windows Vista, for Windows Server 2003, and for Windows XP This should help you out when you have those weird "network" issues going on with some clients where IPSEC is deployed. Description from KB: You can use the Microsoft IPsec Diagnostic Tool to…


Some useful debugging commands

All of these are for kernel mode, these are just commands I use often that don’t troubleshoot a particular problem, but are helpful in getting a general picture of the system.  If you have a specific issue you’re trying to understand, drop a note and I’ll see if there is a command to help you…

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