How To Force Delete NTUSER.DAT File on Windows 2003

Have you ever ran into the issue where you cannot delete the profile of a long gone user account on a server? Usually the file it complains about is ntuser.dat. Well no more worries. This is how you delete it using the User Profile Hive Cleanup Service. The User Profile Hive Cleanup service helps to ensure user sessions are completely terminated when a user logs off. System processes and applications... read more

Port Capture on Windows 2003 Using PortReporter

Have you ever wanted to capture ports in use on Windows 2003 server with a simple output? Usually you would want such information for migrations of servers and applications to new hosts from servers that have never been documented or have been long forgotten. One such tool is PortReporter and PortParser. There are other tools available to complete this task but in this post I am only covering PortReporter... read more