(Windows NT 3.5 and higher, runs from the server console)
NT Manager is a Network Administrators tool for checking open files on
an NT Server. It also may be used to close open files.
This utility does what Server Manager does, with respect to open files, but
in a much more flexible and efficient way. Server Manager only shows open
files in a list sorted by user. This is fine if you are trying to determine
exactly what a specific user has open. However, if you know a particular
file is in use but you don't know who has it open, it can be a tedious
process to scroll down the list searching for the file, especially if there
is a large number open.
NT Manager displays a grid with columns for the User, ID, Locks, Extension,
File Name, and Drive\Path\FileName. The grid may be sorted in either
ascending or descending order by any of the columns by simply clicking on
the column heading. Furthermore, you may do an incremental search on any of
the columns for a particular value.
Once you have located the file(s) in which you are interested, you may close
one or more files by selecting them in the grid and pressing the Close File
button. Server Manager only allows closing all files or a single file at a
time. This can be time consuming if you have a number of files to close but
do not want to close all files.