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Mon, 11/22/2021 - 12:11

Easy-GPU-P is designed to make it easier to do GPU Partitioning on Windows Hyper-V. Allows you to create a VM, automatically install Windows 11 on it, partition your GPU and copy the required driver files, and install Parsec on the VM. Author jamesstringerparsec explains that you simply provide “an ISO, the name of the GPU you want to partition and what other resources you want to assign the VM - the script takes it from there to build and boot the VM, copy all the drivers and partition the GPU."

Mon, 11/22/2021 - 12:10

nmaptocsv is a simple python script that converts your Nmap output to CSV so you can use and manipulate the data to fit your specific aims. youngeng explains, "It returns a CSV, which you can easily import in Excel to get a properly formatted spreadsheet (using copy - paste as… or the Data tab)."

Mon, 11/22/2021 - 12:10

Lets talk about email spoofing and prevention (Alt: "That's not how SPF works....") is a brilliant post that explains exactly what SPF, DKIM and DMARC can and can't do, plus what SMTP allows and why. reddittttttttttt describes it as, "Probably the best DMARC, DKIM, SPF breakdown out there."

Mon, 11/22/2021 - 12:09

Rainbow CSV is a Vim plugin that highlights columns in different colors in your CSV and TSV files and runs queries in a built-in SQL-like language. Provides additional information about a column when you hover, plus an automatic consistency check for CSV files. Recommended by digitaltransmutation.

Mon, 11/22/2021 - 12:08

For anyone who's been wondering, "Does QoS really matter and improve Zooming latency?" ranthalas kindly provides a concept clarification: "This is a bit of a common misconception that is actually correct in most circumstances… let's address the 'bandwidth is never fully utilized'… for example, you have a 1Gbps link between two switches. According to graphs, this link never uses more than 200Mbps. No issues. However, in latency-sensitive applications, what you're seeing as a 'not even close to full link' is misleading. Think of any link as either fully utilized or not utilized.

Mon, 11/22/2021 - 12:07

SuperOrca allows you to scan and manipulate MSI database tables via an intuitive GUI—with powerful compare and search functionality. Can be used to facilitate new MSI package distribution, and since it doesn't lock the file you are working on, you can still use other tools on that file or even install it while open. Kindly suggested by SevaraB.

Mon, 11/22/2021 - 12:06

Batfish is an open-source analysis tool that locates configuration errors on your existing or planned networks to help minimize outages and security breaches. Appreciated by ratulm, who explains, "It will accept your configs as input and allow you to run various analyses like which flows are/not permitted and shadowed rules."

Mon, 11/22/2021 - 12:02

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Mon, 11/15/2021 - 13:26

Scapy is a powerful, interactive Python2/3 packet-manipulation program that can forge or decode packets for a wide array of protocols, send & capture them, match requests with replies and more. Easily handles tasks like scanning, tracerouting, probing, unit tests, attacks and network discovery so it can replace hping, most of nmap, arpspoof, arp-sk, arping, tcpdump, tshark, p0f, etc. Also performs specific tasks most other tools can’t handle, like sending invalid frames, injecting your own 802.11 frames and combining technics.

Mon, 11/15/2021 - 13:23

Wiki.js is a powerful, extensible open-source Wiki software that works on virtually any platform. Comes bundled with a wide range of modules that can be turned on/off on demand. Fast, secure, customizable, scalable and compatible with PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, MS SQL Server or SQLite. Credit for this one goes to sysacc.