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iTop

Mon, 04/12/2021 - 12:53
iTop is designed to manage the complexity of shared infrastructures, giving you the ability to analyze the impact of an incident or a change on various services and contracts. This open-source web application is flexible enough to adapt to your processes whether you want rather informal and pragmatic processes or a strict ITIL-aligned behavior. Features include documenting IT infrastructure and
iTop

Pynetbox

Mon, 04/12/2021 - 12:52
Pynetbox is a Python API client library for Digital Ocean's well-loved NetBox. JasonDJ explains, "it’s basically a wrapper for requests and allows you to lookup and delete objects via the API in a python script. You can also create and delete via dictionaries. Very powerful when combined with for loops."
Pynetbox

Pping

Mon, 04/12/2021 - 12:48
Pping measures the roundtrip delay that application packets experience relative to any capture point on the connection's path, using the naturally occurring reflected signal that can be obtained when the timestamp option is used in a TCP connection. These delays are collected per TCP connection with outbound packets providing the signal and inbound packets the reflection, and Pping measures the
Pping

Apcupsd

Mon, 04/12/2021 - 12:46
Apcupsd is designed for power management and control of most of APC’s UPS models on Unix and Windows machines. During a power failure, it notifies users that a shutdown may occur. If power is not restored, a system shutdown will follow when the battery is exhausted, a timeout (seconds) expires, or runtime expires based on internal APC calculations determined by power consumption rates. Apcupsd
Apcupsd

IT Pro Tuesday #145

Mon, 04/12/2021 - 12:42
Get this in your inbox each week. Welcome back to IT Pro Tuesday! This week, we're asking for your favorite tools we can share with the community... those that help you do your job better and more easily. Please reply or leave a comment with your suggestions, and we'll be featuring them in the coming weeks. As always, we’re updating the full, searchable list on our website here. Enjoy. But on with

LibreSpeed

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 13:38
LibreSpeed is a configurable, lightweight self-hosted speed test for HTML5 and more. Supports PHP, Node, multiple servers and more. Features download, upload, ping, jitter, IP Address, ISP, distance from server, telemetry, results sharing and Multiple Points of Test. Our thanks for this one go to sryan2k1.
LibreSpeed

VSCodium

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 13:37
VSCodium is a repository of scripts that automatically build the Microsoft vscode repository into free-licensed binaries with a community-driven default configuration. aberu.gg explains, "It's just Visual Studio Code (which is open source), but with the telemetry/branding/licensing removed."
VSCodium

CherryTree

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 13:37
CherryTree is a hierarchical, wiki-style notetaking application for organizing your notes, bookmarks, source code, and more. Features rich text, syntax highlighting and the ability to prioritize information. Uhaventlookedintoit tells us, "I love CherryTree. The node/subnode feature is great too.”
CherryTree

Network UPS Tools

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 13:35
Network UPS Tools provides support for assorted power devices, like UPSs and PSUs. It offers many control and monitoring features and a uniform control and management interface. Covers over 140 manufacturers and thousands of power device models. Appreciation for sharing this tool goes to cdoublejj.
Network UPS Tools

perfSONAR

Mon, 04/05/2021 - 13:32
perfSONAR is an open-source network measurement toolkit that provides visibility to the nuances of your network to help with debugging. It offers federated coverage of paths and helps establish end-to-end usage expectations. jiannone appreciates that it "can do scheduled probes and statistics, along with iperf tests."
perfSONAR