Free Tool

PropertySystemView

Submitted by Kris Holland on Mon, 08/03/2020 - 13:08
PropertySystemView is a handy tool for viewing/modifying file properties from a GUI and the command-line. Also allows you to set properties of Windows. Thanks go to Ashwin for the suggestion.
PropertySystemView

MariaDB Server

Submitted by Kris Holland on Mon, 08/03/2020 - 13:07
MariaDB Server is an open-source database server that turns data into structured information in a wide array of applications. Fast, scalable and robust, it offers a rich ecosystem of storage engines, plugins and tools as well as GIS and JSON features.
MariaDB Server

Shorewall

Submitted by Kris Holland on Mon, 08/03/2020 - 13:06
Shorewall is high-level tool that helps with configuring Netfilter. You first enter your firewall/Gateway requirements in a set of configuration files. Then in combination with iptables, iptables-restore, ip and tc utilities; Shorewall configures Netfilter and the Linux networking subsystem. Can be used on a dedicated firewall system, a multi-function gateway/router/server or on a standalone GNU
Shorewall

Ciphey

Submitted by Kris Holland on Mon, 08/03/2020 - 12:25
Ciphey is an automated deciphering/decoding tool that uses a deep neural network and simple filtering to figure out what type of encoding was used. Input the encoded text, get deciphered text back. Recommended by bbno3.
Ciphey

IT Pro Tuesday #111

Submitted by Kris Holland on Mon, 08/03/2020 - 12:17
Get this in your inbox each week. Hello IT Pro, Welcome back to IT Pro Tuesday! This week, we’re looking for your favorite tips to share with the community. Please let us know those that help you do things more easily so you get better at your job! As always, we’re updating the full, searchable list on our website here. Enjoy. But on with this week's tools...! Here are the most-interesting items

CyberDuck

Submitted by Kris Holland on Mon, 07/27/2020 - 15:28
CyberDuck is a libre server and cloud storage browser for Mac and Windows. Provides support for FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Amazon S3, OpenStack Swift, Backblaze B2, Microsoft Azure & OneDrive, Google Drive and Dropbox. Thanks for this one go to coolsheep769, who describes it as an "SFTP/FTP/whatever client for MacOS."
CyberDuck

mtail

Submitted by Kris Holland on Mon, 07/27/2020 - 15:27
mtail extracts metrics from application logs so they can be exported into a timeseries database or timeseries calculator for alerting and dashboarding. Serves as a link between applications that don't export their own internal state (other than via logs) and existing monitoring systems. SuperQue explains, "It works best with Prometheus, but can also integrate with other systems that support
mtail

tinc

Submitted by Kris Holland on Mon, 07/27/2020 - 15:25
tinc is a VPN daemon that uses tunnelling and encryption to create a secure private network between internet hosts. Appears to the IP-level network code as a normal network device, so you don't need to adapt any existing software. lucb1e recommends it as "a mesh vpn (that's) free to infinite devices."
tinc

Gitea

Submitted by Kris Holland on Mon, 07/27/2020 - 15:22
Gitea is an open-source solution designed to provide the easiest, most-painless way to set up a self-hosted Git service. In addition to version control, it offers collaborative features like bug tracking and wikis. Supports Linux, macOS and Windows, on architectures like amd64, i386, ARM, PowerPC and others. Our thanks for this one go to networkwise.
Gitea

IT Pro Tuesday #110

Submitted by Kris Holland on Mon, 07/27/2020 - 15:15
Get this in your inbox each week. Hello IT Pro, Welcome back to IT Pro Tuesday! This week, we’re looking for your favorite tips to share with the community. Please let us know those that help you do things more easily so you get better at your job! As always, we’re updating the full, searchable list on our website here. Enjoy. But on with this week's tools...! Here are the most-interesting items