Console Tools

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Console Tools: Group Policy Update
Forces a Group Policy update. This could include either computer policy, user policy or both. If you choose user policy, the user will temporarily see a command prompt. Navigation Navigate to the Group Policy Update Tool by right clicking on...
Console Tools: AD Security Groups
The AD Security Groups tool shows all of the Active Directory group memberships for a device. How it does it This tool works by querying Active Directory for group memberships. Navigation Navigate to the AD Security Groups Tool by right clic...
Console Tools: Interactive PowerShell Prompt
Opens a PowerShell prompt over PS Remoting. Navigation Navigate to the Interactive PowerShell Prompt Tool by right clicking on a device, selecting Recast RCT > Console Tools > Interactive PowerShell Prompt: Permissions The Interac...
Console Tools: Cancel Pending Restart or Shutdown
Runs shutdown.exe /a on the remote machine, aborting any shutdowns currently in progress. How it does it This tool cancels any pending restarts or shutdowns by running shutdown /a on the remote device. Navigation Navigate to the Cancel Pendi...
Console Tools: Interactive Command Prompt
Opens a command prompt on the remote device. Navigation Navigate to the Interactive Command Prompt Tool by right clicking on a device, selecting Recast RCT > Console Tools > Interactive Command Prompt: Recast Permissions Local ...
Console Tools: Local Group Members
Displays Active Directory group membership for the device. Navigation Navigate to the Local Group Members Tool by right clicking on a device, selecting Recast RCT > Console Tools > Local Group Members: Screenshot When the action i...
Console Tools: Connect to C$
The Connect to C$ tool opens the client's C drive in a local explorer window. How it does it This tool uses the hidden admin share (C$). This hidden admin share must remain enabled. Navigation Navigate to the Connect to C$ Tool by right ...
Manage Computer
Opens the computer management snap-in. Navigation Navigate to the Manage Computer Tool by right clicking on a device, selecting Recast RCT > Console Tools > Manage Computer: Screenshot When the action is run, the following di...
Console Tools: Delete Device(s) from AD
Deletes the device object from Active Directory. After execution, the device loses its trust relationship with AD. This will prevent users from logging into the device. Navigation Navigate to the Delete Device(s) from AD Tool by right clicki...
Console Tools: Open Regedit
Opens Regedit and connects to the remote device. Navigation Navigate to the Open Regedit Tool by right clicking on a device, selecting Recast RCT > Console Tools > Open Regedit: Screenshot When the action is run, the following d...
Console Tools: Delete Device(s) from ConfigMgr
This tool wipes the history of the device from ConfigMgr by deleting the device object from the ConfigMgr database. Navigation Navigate to the Delete Device(s) from ConfigMgr Tool by right clicking on a device, selecting Recast RCT > Cons...
Console Tools: Ping System(s)
Sends an ICMP Echo request. Navigation Navigate to the Ping System(s) Tool by right clicking on a device, selecting Recast RCT > Console Tools > Ping System(s): Screenshot When the action is run against multiple devices, the followi...
Console Tools: Restart System(s)
Initiates a restart of the targeted device. Navigation Navigate to the Restart System(s) Tool by right clicking on a device, selecting Recast RCT > Console Tools > Restart System(s): Recast Permissions UnifiedWriteFilter ...
Console Tools: Running Processes
List all processes running on the remote device. Navigation Navigate to the Running Processes Tool by right clicking on a device, selecting Recast RCT > Console Tools > Running Processes: Screenshot When the action is run, the f...
Console Tools: Schedule Restart or Shutdown
Creates a scheduled task in Windows Task Scheduler to shutdown or restart the device at the specified time. Navigation Navigate to the Schedule Restart or Shutdown Tool by right clicking on a device, selecting Recast RCT > Console Tools &...
Console Tools: Send Notification
This tool sends custom notifications to the device or collection that you select in the ConfigMgr Console. How it does it By default the send notification tool will attempt to use the custom "Recast Toast" notification which includes t...
Console Tools: Shutdown System(s)
Initiates a Shutdown of selected system(s). Navigation Navigate to the Shutdown System(s) Tool by right clicking on a device, selecting Recast RCT > Console Tools > Shutdown System(s): Screenshot When the action is run, the follow...
Console Tools: System Information
This tool pulls a variety of system information and allows several right click actions. Navigation Navigate to the System Information tool by right clicking on a Device Object, selecting Recast RCT, then Console Tools, and finally selecting ...
Wake On LAN
The Wake On LAN Tool allows a computer to be turned on or awakened by sending a network message Navigation Navigate to the Wake On LAN Tool by right clicking on a device, selecting Recast RCT > Console Tools > Wake On LAN: Screen...