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Sunbelt Windows NTools[tm] E-News - Jan 10, 1998
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Sunbelt Windows NTools[tm] Electronic Newsletter
Vol. 3, #1 - Jan 10, 1998
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getting and keeping NT up & running in a production environment.
Sunbelt launched this electronic newsletter so that we could keep
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This issue of Windows NTools E-News contains:

1. "EDITORS CORNER" 1997 Winners and 1998 Predictions

2. "TECH BRIEFING"
* LOGCASTER V1.3: EVENT LOG MANAGER FOR INTEL & ALPHA

3. "NT RELATED NEWS"
* A NEW NT SECURITY HOLE CALLED BONK!
* PAY FOR NT SYSTEM ADMINISTRATORS IS UP
* THE NT KEY TECHNOLOGY FOR 1998.

4. "THIRD PARTY NEWS"
* FANTASTIC PRICE CHANGE FOR STORAGE RESOURCE MANAGER
* FIRST RAVING RAMCHARGE USER FEEDBACK
* NEW: ADMIN ASSISTANT TOOL KIT/PLUS.
* NEW VERSIONS OF SUPERCACHE AND SUPERDISK/VLM

5. "HINTS AND TIPS - TIME SAVERS AND OTHER GOODIES...

6. "THE NT STOCK WATCH"

7. "HOW TO USE THE MAILING LIST"
NEW Instructions on how to subscribe, sign off
and change addresses.

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1. "Editor's Corner" 


1997 Winners and 1998 Predictions:

Like many editors I'm sticking out my neck and will give you
an educated guess about the 1998 NT Utilities market. The logical
way is to look at the 1997 Winners and extrapolate. But there
is even a more simple way to predict what is going to happen.

Let's have a look at the last 30 years of computing. Three major
waves have seen the light: Mainframes, Mini's and LANs. And guess
what, we see the same type of problems again and again with these
platforms. Since the basic computing architecture has not changed, 
and disks are still used, the problems are going to very similar.

The scenario is like this. The box gets installed, the apps are
up, the users are trained and start production. It's up to you
to keep the show on the road. Guess where 50% of you time goes?
Managing disks, disks, and disks (oh yeah, did I mention disks?) 
You can imagine something more exciting than making sure backups 
are done, all data is available, keeping disks from filling up 
and running as fast as possible.

Well, if we look at 1997 that is exactly what you have been doing.
With NT reliably doubling in size per year (There are now 100,000
installations per month!) We are back in the same pattern as with
the mainframes and mini's decades ago. Servers get installed all
over the place, apps are up, users already know what to do, and
you are now stuck with scattered storage all over the enterprise,
great...

So the 3 Best Selling Products in 1997 reflect that very precisely.
I have totaled all the figures for the USA and Europe together.
1: Octopus for (disk) Fault Tolerance, 2: Quota Manager for disk 
quotas and 3: Diskeeper for disk defragmentation. Number four was 
Remotely Possible/32 for remote control (so you can clean up a 
remote disk ) and five was Trusted Enterprise Manager that 
allows you to farm out system admin tasks.

Looking at the fact that this problem is going to be twice as big
in 1998, it's going to be very easy to predict what is going to
happen this year. I'll take the different categories and tell you
what developments I expect.

Fault Tolerance: Octopus is market leader, they have 90%(!) of that
market and if I would choose a '97 product of the year, it's Octopus.
The new version 3.0 is rock solid and will be a great performer 
in 1998. We'll have an in depth article in the next issue with some 
interesting news. http://www.sunbelt-software.com/octo_ha.htm

Disk Quota Management: As you all know, quota management is built 
into NT 5.0 but that is still Q498 and might slip further. There
are already 4 or so tools out there that do this and they are all
more or less so called "point solutions", meaning they solve a
specific problem and are tactical as opposed to strategic tools.
It's a major hole in NT that needs to be covered, but in '98 you
will see strategic solutions appear that cover disk quota management 
as part of an overall enterprise picture. Best Selling up to now:
http://www.sunbelt-software.com/quota261.htm

Disk Defragmentation: After a bit of uncertainty in the beginning,
the market has now understood that defragging NT is like a lube
job every 3000 miles. You gotta do it or the disk will bog down.
Microsoft includes a freebie in NT 5.0, (which is very, very
limited BTW). Defraggers are the first real commodity market in
NT and will rapidly become a high volume, low cost tool that will
sell for W95-like prices. With the built-in defragger hooks in 
NT 4.0 it is not terribly hard to write a defragger and there are 
4 or 5 out there already. More will come rapidly and I expect at 
the end of the year that the competition will be fierce and street 
prices will come way down from current levels. In 1998 you'll be 
able to buy these in on-line stores and it's going to be a matter 
of what flavor you like and what company does the best marketing 
for this kind of point solution. You need to run a defragger on
each NT box you manage but they will be automatic and cheap. Many
of you are already running freebie defraggers. 1998 is going to be
the year that you decide to upgrade to an affordable full product.

The main thing in 1998 is that a whole new category will see the 
light of day, (forced by all the above problems) that will allow you
to strategically manage _all_ your storage resources. That category 
is called storage resource management and obviously the leader in 
that field is Storage Resource Manager (SRM). This is not a point 
solution but allows you to manage enterprise wide storage via active 
server pages and IIS. The 5 best sold products I mentioned before 
will still sell like hotcakes in 1998, but if you ask me what I 
think is the most promising product? SRM without a doubt. If you
look at the Fortune 500, about half of these are moving toward NT
at a rapid clip. If you then know, that out of those 250 large
companies already 100 are seriously evaluating SRM, you know what
you need to do: Have a look at the brand new V1.01 that now supports
IIS 4.0 and IE 4.0: http://www.sunbelt-software.com/highsrm.htm

Other areas that will be focus points in 1998 are:

1) Delegation of simple system management tasks to lower levels
http://www.sunbelt-software.com/tem.htm

2) Managing Software License compliance and lower license cost
http://www.sunbelt-software.com/lanlic.htm

3) NT Domain migration and reconfiguration for the coming NT 5.0
http://www.sunbelt-software.com/a2nt.htm

And we'll have a look at the Key Technology for NT itself in
the "NT Related News" Section.

Warm regards,

Stu Sjouwerman


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2. "TECH BRIEFING"

* LOGCASTER V1.3: EVENT LOG MANAGER FOR INTEL & ALPHA

The new V1.3 is now downloadable from our website, and supports
the Alpha platform as well as Intel. There are a series of strong
features added that make LogCaster a strong contender.

LogCaster NT 1.3 features:

.Intel and Alpha Support (both versions interoperate).
.Management Console.
.Automated installation.
.Notifications via: Email, Paging, databases, WEB servers, 
Intranet publishing and more.
.Event caching, automatic reports generation, event escalation 
handling.
.NT Service Watcher to guaranty system uptime.
.TCP/IP Watcher to monitor TCP based servers (with SSL support for 
WEB servers).
.Built-in diagnostics and watchdogs.
.Support for user defined event handling.
.Support for remote software installation from the management console.
.Propagation of configuration settings to the LogCaster agents and 
servers.
.Remote configuration and distribution of audit policy.
.Active event filtering to reduce network traffic.
.Support for DES encryption of network transactions.
.Asynchronous message delivery.
.Internet enabled.

Fixes/Changes from 1.2x:
1.3 also includes a number of bug fixes addressing the following areas:
.Saving filter definition files, uninstallation of the binaries when 
the LogCaster directory is located under another directory.
.Minor GUI changes.
.A change has been made so that none of the LC services can not be 
started unless they have been properly configured.
.Customers with a 1.2x license will need to obtain a new license 
free of charge for the 1.3 upgrade.

Get your V1.3 at http://www.sunbelt-software.com/logcast.htm
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3. "NT RELATED NEWS"

* A NEW NT SECURITY HOLE CALLED BONK!

This is what the culprit looks like:
http://rootshell.com/archive-Rbf4ahcmxzw5qn2S/199801/bonk.c

What it does? It is a variant of an earlier security hole that 
creates a "denial of service" attack and essentially freezes the 
system. Microsoft is scrambling to fix this newly re-opened 
security hole that can crash any Windows 95 or NT machine 
connected to the Internet or any other TCP/IP network. 

Bonk sends corrupt Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) 
- or ping - datagram fragments to the target machine - overwhelming 
and crashing the system. It results in a blue screen of death 
which kills the Windows TCP/IP stack and leaves everything else. 
System data seems not at risk.

Microsoft's Jonathan Roberts, director of product management 
for Windows said "We're testing this program and working on a 
fix very actively". When they are done, the fix will be posted
on MS's Security Advisor site http://www.microsoft.com/security/
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* PAY FOR NT SYSTEM ADMINISTRATORS IS UP

According to Collective Technologies' president, Ed Taylor, a 20-year
veteran technology recruiter, "1998 will be the golden year for systems
administrators, particularly those trained in mixed Unix and NT
environments, who can effectively work with end users, from recep-
tionists to CEOs."

Taylor credits the widespread adoption of client-server technologies 
for key applications with the rising demand for systems-management 
skills. "Companies are deploying more critical systems that can't be 
run in a haphazard, slipshod way," he says.

There is a serious shortage of skilled systems administrators and
engineers to run these systems. One out of every 10 IT jobs in the 
United States goes unfilled because employers can't find adequately 
trained workers, according to a study by the Information Technology 
Association of America.

The NT staffing situation is also dire. Some 29,000 new NT systems
engineers were needed to run the millions of NT-based servers 
deployed in 1996-but only 9,600 had been trained by the end of that 
year.

This year, worldwide demand for Unix systems administrators and NT 
systems engineers will rise by at least 12,000 jobs, Collective 
Technologies predicts. "You're talking about 58,000 open jobs," 
Taylor notes.

Exacerbating the need for new systems administrators:the role 
has changed drastically. "I've never seen a career area change as 
dramatically or as quickly as the systems-management field," Taylor 
says. "It's a total inversion from five years ago, when systems 
administrators were always either invisible or in trouble.

Salaries for these positions vary depending on location. Unix and NT
systems administrators' salaries are highest on Wall Street, where 
they can surpass $100,000. But Wall Street brokers will likely demand 
more support than will technical engineers using Unix-based systems. 

Another source of Salary Data is the SANS Institute, a cooperative 
research and education organization for System Administrators. They 
do regular conferences and yearly surveys about pay for SysAdmins. 
Their coming conference is for UNIX people that need to know NT as 
well: Here is the data: http://www.escal.com/nt/nt.htm

The yearly 1997 SANS System Administration and Security
Salary Survey survey is interesting, and you can get the full
summary tables by emailing [email protected]

This is the first question, so you can get an idea:

How much are system administrators and security professionals paid?

Salary Range-------- Number
of People Percentage
1. Under $20,000 --- 12 1%
2. $20,000 - $29,999 53 3%
3. $30,000 - $39,999 186 12%
4. $40,000 - $49,999 320 20%
5. $50,000 - $59,999 351 22%
6. $60,000 - $69,999 310 19%
7. $70,000 - $79,999 184 12%
8. $80,000 - $89,999 81 5%
9. $90,000 - $99,999 51 3%
10.$100,000 and over 49 3%
Total--------------- 1599 


Alan Paller, the Director of the the SANS Institute, told me the
following: "You might also find it of interest to know that the 
salaries of NT Administrators were, on average only $2200 less than 
UNIX administrators and about $8000 more than Netware Administrators".

If you want to increase your value as an NT system admin and make
about 6 to 15K per year more, become an MCSE. The full kit costs
less than 1,700 bucks (USA) so you can see that the return is
significant. http://www.sunbelt-software.com/mcse.htm
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* THE NT KEY TECHNOLOGY FOR 1998.

As we all know, 5.0 is supposed to hit the streets in '98. Well,
we will probably see dribbleware via Option Packs first, and I would
not be surprised to see the actual 5.0 arrive Q199. Just as well
because 4.0 is steady as she goes with a few known problems.
We can do without major upgrades every year.

If you would have to choose for just ONE thing to focus on in '98
to prepare yourself for 5.0, I would take Active Directory (AD). 
It really is a much-needed expansion of the OS. AD definitely
changes the way you manage your NT LAN. It uses new ways to
connect with Unix, share and allocate resources, structure domains
and secure your enterprise wide network. 

When 5.0 comes out, you will not be able to get around it. Better
download AD now, and start playing with it so that you can plan
the migration and get your feet wet. It's actually pretty cool
technology and allows you much more than just directory services.

AD integrates intranets and the internet, and with AD multimaster
replication you can update account information at any domain 
controller. Furthermore AD allows you to scale your network and that
is what the big sites have been screaming for. There is _much_
more in AD, so it's a good idea to have a 1998 New Years resolution
to get your wits wrapped around AD! Start here to learn more:
http://www.microsoft.com/ntserver/guide/activedirectory.asp
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4. "THIRD PARTY NEWS"

* FANTASTIC PRICE CHANGE FOR STORAGE RESOURCE MANAGER

OK, OK, I know you want to know all about this price change, but
let me first tell you that the new V1.01 is _now_ available from
the website. This new version supports IIS 4.0, IE 4.0 and is a 
30-day eval instead of the earlier 15 days. Apart from finally
having a tool to manage all your NT storage resources, you get the 
following benefits:

- Increase in product scalability by allowing for the scanning 
of multiple agents to occur in parallel.

- The collection of agent scanning information across multiple 
domains

- Support for NT configurations organized in workgroups

- Now supports IIS 4.0 and Internet Explorer 4.0!!

- Many powerful features added as a result from feedback from 
early users

- And you will still have all the storage history information 
you already collected

- And coming very shortly: Soft User Disk Quotas!

Now you want to know about prices, well OK, there really is good
news. SRM is something large companies are of course immediately
interested in, having dozens of servers scattered all over the
place and sometimes not even knowing how much space they have and 
what is used. But interestingly enough we found that many of you 
have smaller sites and still have strong interest in SRM as you 
know you are going to expand fast in the near future. 

But up to now the initial price for the server component was a 
barrier for small sites. We have requested the developer HighGround
to have a look at that and they came back with a great solution.
The Server Component price has gone down 70-80% so that SRM is
much more affordable for smaller sites that want to get the same 
benefits as the big guys. 

Furthermore, the agent pricing has remained the same. This means 
that you can now run SMR, (cross domain!) for a GREAT price. 
Time to download that V1.01 and give it a spin my friends. 
The size of the eval went down from 18 to 9.7 meg, and expires 
after 30 days. There are excellent installation guides and 
evaluator guides. The HighGround people are complete Pro's in what 
they do. You'll be impressed, Chevron just decided for SRM for 11
sites and will use it for chargeback for disk space used. Get your
copy at: http://www.sunbelt-software.com/highsrm.htm
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* FIRST RAVING RAMCHARGE USER FEEDBACK

RamCharge defragments your system RAM. It's ideal for busy systems
and increases throughput. Sometimes a bit difficult to measure,
but here is a story from the trenches with an excellent example.

"I just wanted to thank your company for putting out a high quality
piece of software, that being RamCharge. For the first time ever, I
installed your trial version and it did exactly what your site said it
would do. In turn, I was able to convince my MIS chief to approve a
purchase copy for me. 

Very few of us use NT Workstation, and of those that do I'm the only
one that has brought it to it's knees more times than one. I took it
for granted that NT was the best thing for handling all system
resources and required NO additional utilities. However, that changed
after I tried your product. 

The machine I use is a P200MMX with 64MB RAM, 512K cache and over 10GB 
of storage, everything is SCSI. I run database processes that create 
files to be put on CD for easy access for analysis. These processes 
handle millions of records by sorting grouping, filtering, you name it,
it's done to these input files. Up until I loaded your trial version, 
I could only run _one_ of those processes in the background and do my
regular work with some difficulty.

The delays were sometime very annoying, in that FoxPro (DBMS that I
use) is a resource pig and won't let go of anything easily. My setup
is as optimized as it can get, with temp files being thrown across two
separate drives controlled by two different controllers. I was given
a task that I said would take one week to run for each year of data,
one quarter per day and an annual roll-up on Friday. The first year
did indeed take a week. The second year took only three days following
the loading of RamCharge! I was able to run TWO processes simultaneously
AND perform my daily whatevers with MINIMAL delays! Once again, Thank 
You!" Robert L. Keller, Jr. Programmer/Analyst

Well, now you know if you have busy systems, RamCharge will _really_
kick in the afterburners, and another benefit is LESS REBOOTS!
http://www.sunbelt-software.com/ramcharge.htm
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* NEW: ADMIN ASSISTANT TOOL KIT/PLUS.

The Admin Assistant Toolkit has a new module you will like if you
are migrating and reconfiguring domains. This module is called
Virtuosity and helps big time with this.

Virtuosity - Access Permissions Manager for The Enterprise. Virtuosity
provides a complete solution for different access permissions 
management tasks: 

* Domain migration or reconfiguration. 
* Mass access permissions restructuring or modification. 
* Comprehensive and flexible reporting for security analysis 
across the entire network. 
* Backup and restore permissions in the network. 
* Windows NT roll-out with a model set of permissions.

Additionally, these are the other modules in this toolkit:
ERDisk - Emergency protection and Intelligent 1 minute recovery. 
ERDisk allows you to create Emergency Repair Disks for one or a 
group of computers in minutes and be sure that if system goes 
down you have the way to bring it up fast and easy. 
The program also provides a simple way to recover a failed 
installation remotely within minutes. ERDisk is the most valuable
tool for emergency protection and system recover.

FileAdmin and RegAdmin - essential tools for proper and easy 
management of file system and registry access permissions. Command 
line is added in the new versions to provide a simple way to make 
any mass permissions modifications. 

And, ScanNT - never old, classical password auditor for the 
Enterprise, with new and enhanced features. Download the whole
kit and kaboodle at: http://www.sunbelt-software.com/a2nt.htm
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* NEW VERSIONS OF SUPERCACHE AND SUPERDISK/VLM

You might ask yourself, what's the VLM for? It stands for Very
Large Memory. EEC Systems, Inc. announced the availability of 
SuperCache-NT/VLM and SuperDisk-NT/VLM version 3.0. SuperCache is 
designed to improve the disk I/O performance of a Windows NT 
system by using free physical memory as a disk cache. Whenever the 
system reads an area of data or code more than once, the data is 
returned to the requester at fast memory bus speed. 

The cache saves most of the latencies caused by mechanical actions, 
controller overhead, I/O bus overhead and low level drivers associated 
with disk access. The effective response times for users or batch 
jobs on the system can be improved by a factor of over 25 times, 
depending on the power and number of CPUs in the system, and the 
amount of free memory available for the cache. SuperCache-NT is 
a multi-threaded device driver that enhances hard disk drive 
performance. No changes are made to the Windows NT operating 
system including the kernel. 

SuperDisk is designed to improve the disk I/O performance of a 
Windows NT system by using free physical memory as a RAM disk.
SuperDisk-NT/VLM supports up to 1.4GB of RAM disk on Intel platforms 
and 2GB of Ram disk on Alpha platforms.

There are quite a few flavors you can look at to see which one
is best for your configuration. Have a look at all of them at:
SuperDisk: http://www.sunbelt-software.com/sdnt.htm
SuperCache: http://www.sunbelt-software.com/scache.htm
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5. "HINTS AND TIPS - TIME SAVERS AND OTHER GOODIES...

Just wanted to let you know that InfoWorld published a GLOWING 
review of Media Mirror in this week's edition -- The reviewer just 
loves the product! Here is the URL for the on-line version of the 
review: http://www.infoworld.com/cgi-bin/
displayArchive.pl?/97/50/nr05-50.56d.htm

Media Mirror allows you to make a tape backup to 2 or 3 drives
simultaneously. Download: http://www.sunbelt-software.com/highmm.htm
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I wanted to comment on this News Article which appeared in the 
"Sunbelt NTools E-News[tm] Dec. 15, 1997" edition.
AT&T Research Labs, has developed a software called "U/Win", which 
adds a nice UNIX subsystem to Windows NT and 95. it comes with 
"ksh93", one of the most popular UNIX Shell, and a whole lot of 
goodies (more than 160 unix utilities, ported on Windows). it also 
provides a UNIX Development environment on Windows.
It also includes a Telnet Server for WinNT, and also supports rlogin 
and rsh to a WindowsNT system The URL is:
http://www.research.att.com/sw/tools/uwin/
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ON RUNNING AN APP AS A SERVICE:
If you want to know how to run an Application as an NT service, you
should know about the SRVANY.EXE utility which does exactly that.
It is part of the NT Resource Kit.
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6. "THE NT STOCK WATCH" Friday, January 09, 1998

52 WK 52 WK P/E WEEK
SECURITY CLOSE HIGH LOW RATIO CHNG
---------------------------------------------------------------------
BMC Software Inc......... 60 71 1/4 39 5/8 48 -7.6%
Citrix Systems Inc....... 67 1/16 84 1/2 9 3/4 55 -10.4%
Compaq Computer Corp..... 56 15/16 79 9/16 28 3/8 25 -4.5%
Dell Computer Corp....... 83 3/16 103 7/8 28 36 -2.9%
Digital Eqpmt. Corp...... 35 1/8 53 13/16 25 28 -9.6%
Hewlett Packard Company.. 62 72 15/16 48 1/8 21 -3.9%
IBM...................... 100 1/16 113 1/2 63 9/16 17 -5.2%
Intergraph Corporation... 9 3/8 14 3/16 6 1/4 -1.3%
Microsoft Corporation.... 127 150 3/4 81 5/8 48 -3.1%
Networks Associates Inc.. 49 7/8 78 1/2 36 1/2 32 -6.7%
Novell Inc............... 7 11/32 13 6 17/64 -9.6%
Oracle Corporation....... 18 3/4 42 1/8 20 1/8 26 -18.4%
Qualcomm Inc............. 46 7/16 71 15/16 41 1/4 37 -10.3%
Qualix Group Inc......... 3 9/16 9 3/4 2 7/8 11 +16.3%
Seagate Technologies Inc. 18 3/16 56 1/4 18 7/16 16 -11.8%
Silicon Graphics Inc..... 11 3/8 30 5/16 11 9/16 46 -11.2%
Sun Microsystems Inc..... 40 7/8 53 5/16 25 7/8 21 -1.5%
Sybase Inc............... 8 5/8 23 5/8 8 5/8 35 -13.2%
Symantec Corporation..... 21 3/8 27 3/4 12 20 -2.2%
Dow Jones 30 Industrials. 7,580.42 -4.8%


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