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Article ID: 158388 - Last Review: October 26, 2007 - Revision: 1.2

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The Windows NT 4.0 Resource Kit includes many useful utilities for Windows NT domain administrators. The purpose of this article is to group several of the utilities together and provide a summary description for quick identification of the purpose of each utility. It is not intended to provide a comprehensive discussion for each utility.


Addusers.exe  Dumps and imports user and group accounts in an Windows NT
              user account data base to a text file. Passwords are not

Autolog.exe   Graphical utility to automate the registry settings for

Browmon.exe   Graphical browser monitoring utility.

Browstat.exe  A more powerful command-line browser monitoring and querying

Delprof.exe   Deletes user profiles.

Dommon.exe    Graphical domain monitoring tool. Displays secure channels

              between Windows NT computers that are members of a domain,
              and between domain controllers that are trusting other
              domains. This utility shows the same information as the
              command-line utility Nlmon.exe.

Findgrp.exe   Finds all local and global group memberships for a user in
              both an accounts domain and a resource domain.

Getsid.exe    Dumps the users SID (includes the RID) for users or groups.

Ifmember.exe  Lists the groups a user is a member of.

Logoff.exe    Utility (available only with NT 4.0 Server Resource Kit)
              allows the user to logoff from the command prompt.

Netdom.exe    Powerful command-line utility can be used to join a domain,
              manage computer accounts for members and BDCs, reset secure
              channels, establish trust relationships, and manage resource
              domain computer accounts.

Nlmon.exe     Command-line domain monitoring tool. Displays secure
              channels between Windows NT computers that are members of a
              domain, and between domain controllers that are trusting
              other domains. Shows the same information as the graphical
              utility Dommon.exe

Nltest.exe    Very powerful command-line domain monitoring utility. Does
              much more than Nlmon.exe or Dommon.exe.

Passprop.exe  Provides functionality not available in User Manager. Allows
              policies to force complex passwords that contain a mix of
              upper and lowercase letters and numbers or symbols, and the
              ability to lock out an administrator's account over the
              network, but still allowing an administrator to log on
              interactively on domain controllers.

Regback.exe   Utility to backup the registry.

Regrest.exe   Utility to restore the registry.

Showgrps.exe  Shows the groups that a user is a member of.

Usrstat.exe   Displays user name, full name, and last logon date and time
              for each user account across all domain controllers.

Usrtogrp.exe  Adds users to local and global groups from a text file.

Dumpel.exe    Dumps an event log to a file.

Netwatch.exe  Graphical utility shows shares and connected users for one
              or more servers in a single window.

Pathman.exe   Command-line utility to modify the system and user path
              environment statements.

PERMCOPY.exe  Copies permissions from one share to another.

Perms.exe     Displays a user's permissions to files and directories on an
              NTFS volume.

Regkey.exe    Graphical utility to modify the registry to change settings
              for the shutdown button on the logon screen, to display the
              last logged on user, whether to parse the Autoexec.bat file
              for path and environment variables, to specify the number of
              profiles cached, to specify the default wallpaper, and
              whether to generate long file names on the FAT file system.

Rmtshare.exe  Remotely view and create shares.

Scopy.exe     Copies files between NTFS file systems and retains all file
              and directory permissions.

Showacls.exe  Displays NTFS permissions for files, folders, and directory

Shutdown.exe  Command-line utility to remotely shut down and reboot
              Windows NT computers.

Shutgui.exe   Graphical utility to remotely shutdown and reboot Windows NT

Srvinfo.exe   Utility that lists lots of information for local and remote
              Windows NT computers. To get all the information, you must
              be an administrator of the remote machine. Some of the
              information listed includes Windows NT type, build number,
              domain name, Primary Domain Controller (PDC), IP address,
              drive space, and services running.

Timeserv.exe  A service (available only with NT 4.0 Server Resource Kit)
              that keeps the local system clock synchronized with
              a Time server that is independent of a logged on user.

Whoami.exe    Lists the user account who spawned the CMD process.

Winat.exe     Graphical utility to administer and schedule processes using
              the Scheduler service.

  • Microsoft Windows NT Workstation 4.0 Developer Edition
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0 Standard Edition
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