Pstools User Guide

Posted By admin On 25/11/21

Using tools such as PSExec, it is possible to add or remove user accounts to a remote computer using command line utilities. Using the same tools, we can set that user as a local administrator as well.

To get started, navigate to the PsTools Download Page, then download the PsTools Suite.

Extract the contents of the downloaded zip file to c:PSTools

Open a Command Prompt on a computer logged in with Domain Administrator credentials, or in a workgroup scenario, a mutual Administrator account.
Note: Be sure to Right Click > Run as Administrator on the Command Prompt

In the Command Prompt window, enter the command cd and press Enter

User

Enter the command cd pstools then press Enter

To create the remote user, enter the following:
PSEXEC ComputerName NET USER newusername newpassword /add
[ComputerName] = Name of remote computer
[newusername] = The desired username
[newpassword] = The desired password for the new user

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To delete a remote user, enter the following:

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PSEXEC ComputerName NET USER username /delete

[ComputerName] = Name of remote computer
[username] = The username of the user account to be removed

To view the current list of user accounts, enter the following:

PSEXEC ComputerName NET USER

[ComputerName] = Name of remote computer

To add users to a local group, enter the following: (Administrators group in this example)

PSEXEC ComputerName NET LOCALGROUP Administrators username /add

[ComputerName] = Name of remote computer
[Administrators] = The target group (in this example, Administrators)
[username] = The account that will be added to the target group

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Description

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Easy Deploy is a front end GUI for PsExec (from Sysinternals).

Easy Deploy was developed as a personal project to make my tasks at work easier and more efficient (when I was working as a computer technician). It’s an easy to use client for the popular command-line utility PsExec. In addition to providing a managed way of using PsExec, it includes several custom tools to make managing computers easier.

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Features

Software User Guide

  • Active Directory Support
  • Basic MSI Support
  • IP Scanner
  • PC List Builder
  • List Ping
  • Process Manager
  • Process Output Reporting
  • MSI Success Reporting
  • Computer Context Menu Tools

Requirements

  • .Net 4.0 – http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=24872
  • PsExec.exe (included in download) – https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897553.aspx
  • Knowledge of how PsExec Functions

Usage Tips

  • Keep deployments under 150 devices.
  • Use MSI packages when possible.
  • Download the latest version of PsExec.
  • This is provided as-is; you may find bugs.
    • Report bugs via the Contact page.
  • This application does not report if executables, batch files, and scripts completed successfully; it only reports if the processes were started. (Use MSI packages to know if your package ran successfully)
  • See this PowerPoint for other details.

Optional Requirements

  • RDP Wrapper (RDPWInst.exe) (included in download) – http://stascorp.com/load/1-1-0-63
    • Allows admins to start concurrent remote sessions.
  • RemoteManagement.msc (included in download)
    • Pre-configured management console.

Need Help

If you need assistance, send me a message via the Contact page. I am glad to provide assistance and answer questions. Give me at least 24 hours to respond.

Further Development

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