These are various tools that are indispensable for day-to-day operations.
Advanced IP Scanner: This is a very useful, easy-to-use tool to keep track of the IPs being used on your network.
- Main Page: https://www.advanced-ip-scanner.com/
- Direct Download: http://filehippo.com/download_advanced_ip_scanner/download/1ff5081f9a318cfe32c202754ac536a3/
NMAP: the "classic" port mapping tool, used by professionals world-wide.
Remote Desktop Connection Manager: Small app that lets you keep all your RDP sessions in one place, from Microsoft
- Main Page: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=44989
- Direct Download (msi): https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=44989
Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) enables IT administrators to remotely manage roles and features in Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008, and Windows Server 2008 R2 from a computer that is running Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, or Windows Vista.
- Main Page: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2693643/remote-server-administration-tools-rsat-for-windows-operating-systems
WinSCP is an open source free SFTP client for Windows.
- Main Page: https://winscp.net/eng/docs/free_sftp_client_for_windows
- Direct Download: https://winscp.net/download/WinSCP-5.9.5-Setup.exe
Rufus, Create bootable USB drives the easy way
Windows USB/DVD Download Tool: Create bootable media from Windows media ISO
- Main Page: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/windows-usb-dvd-download-tool
- Direct Download: http://wudt.codeplex.com/downloads/get/96313
Putty: PuTTY is an SSH and telnet client
- Main Page: http://www.putty.org/
- Direct download (32 bit): https://the.earth.li/~sgtatham/putty/latest/w32/putty-0.69-installer.msi
- Direct download (64 bit): https://the.earth.li/~sgtatham/putty/latest/w64/putty-64bit-0.69-installer.msi
Notepad++: Notepad++ is a free (as in "free speech" and also as in "free beer") source code editor and Notepad replacement. It has multiple tabs, color coding, and is far superior to Notepad or Wordpad.
- Main Page: https://notepad-plus-plus.org/
- Direct Download: https://notepad-plus-plus.org/repository/7.x/7.3.3/npp.7.3.3.Installer.exe