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Diff and patch for big binary files

As part of my job I regularly need to upload big files (a 512 MB to 1 GB ISO, for example). In some cases, very little changes from ISO to ISO (say, a 10 MB file in a 1 GB ISO). Unfortunately, I can't ...
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Tool to download only selective pages / particular page from a document ! [closed]

Many tools have the feature of printing a particular page or a continous range of selective pages. Similarly, we might require to see only few pages of the particular document that is available in ...
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Manage Certificates on 500 Mobile Devices

Is there a tool to facilitate setting up and managing certificates for mobile devices (running Windows Mobile 5) The end goal I have is to have my WCF Services (run on IIS) only trust these ...
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Fast extraction of a time range from syslog logfile?

I've got a logfile in the standard syslog format. It looks like this, except with hundreds of lines per second: Jan 11 07:48:46 blahblahblah... Jan 11 07:49:00 blahblahblah... Jan 11 07:50:13 ...
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tools for refactoring Apache config files

I am facing a taks of cleaning up an unreasonably big Apache config. It accumulated crud over almost a decade. I am starting with refactoring it, fixing tabbing/indentation, breaking out sections into ...
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Command line tool for MediaWiki?

Is there a command line tool that would allow me to script creation of accounts on a MediaWiki instance? The UI for creating an account is painful, and very time consuming when tasked with creating ...
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What is a simple & common command line tool to show network usage on a Linux machine?

I'm looking for a simple command line linux tool that will show me the current network usage, the same way top displays CPU usage. What is the most standard tool (I can't install new things on the ...
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windows Network Monitoring Tools

I am wanted to know how many computer accesses in a same internet in small office. If any body know any free tools which can monitor small network (2 Windows PC's and 10 laptop mainly running XP - ...
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List of tools you install on your debian/red-hat server

Here in a list of tools I install after a fresh install (debian most of time): logcheck: to check the log files and generate reports apticron: send me e-mails when packages updates are available ...
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Better alternatives to common command line tools?

I've recently found some awesome replacements for common command line tools and wanted to share them and learn about others. The three of these have made my recent troubleshooting much more ...
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Any simple tools for re-loading a specified web page periodically (Windows)?

I've got a website that is exhibiting slow performance on the first load and would like to attempt to load it every 5 minutes or so to keep the cache fresh. Are there any simple tools to accomplish ...
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Ping replacement that shows real time

Is there a ping replacement that will display the system's date/time in addition to the round trip time and sequence number? I would prefer a tool that runs on Linux, but if there is a cli tool I can ...
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SVN Web Administration tool

I am looking for a web based tool that will completely manage a SVN server. It must be able to do everything from managing Repos, Users, to providing a Repo Explorer. Both the SVN server & admin ...
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SQL Server Management Studio

I need to install just the Management studio so that the analysts can do their adhoc queries on various databases. I do not want them to be able to install the entire SQL Server app on their local ...
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Tech Tool Bundle [closed]

Is this tool any good ...Power Suite I found it here on Petri.co.it which is a pretty good source for IT information. Is there one you guys can recommend?
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1answer
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What software is available for managing sites in apache?

We are looking for a simple tool that allows us to quickly add and remove sites in Apache. Currently we are editing the httpd.conf file, but we want to make it easier for less technical people to add ...
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Subnet calculator for MS Excel

I quite often use the handy subnet calculator here: http://www.subnet-calculator.com/ Which I find very useful. However, does anyone have details/a link for a version of this that offers similar ...
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AD tool for searching and manipulating

My company uses Micorosoft Active Directory Application Mode in one of our applications. Some times i have to look inside to find if things are stored properly. So i have to be able to search and ...
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Leatherman tool for administrators? [closed]

I have only been able to find to find threads about software tools on this subject :) Is there any multi-purpose tool out there for it-administrators? I am thinking of something like a leatherman ...
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Talking to Websphere XML access 'wps/config'

I'm trying to talk to a remote XMLAccess tool part of WebSphere Portal on the internet at a url that looks like that http://site/wps/config Where can i get the IBM tool to do that (a link would be ...
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SQl Server - Which Inventory Tool ( Free )

I would like to get an inventory of all SQL Servers in my office and pertinent meta information about them. Need things like Version#, Instances, isClustered etc... I prefer to automate this and ...
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Unified Linux server utilization monitoring

I use a whole bunch of tools to monitor server load (Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP) of different types - top, iostat and netstat, as well as my own in-script measurements. I collect and summarize the data ...
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Auditing Windows Server security

Inspired by this question: What tools are available to audit security on an existing Windows server, say Windows 2003, for my case, but what else, for which Windows Server version? What can I do to ...
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Network Security Tools

Hi i have one question that i need suggestion from you all I am studying computer security and i need to make the presentation one security tool any interesting tools about security... any ...
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sensible logs policy & tools

What is a sensible logs policy? On one hand I would like to keep everything forever. On the other hand I don't want to waste time in administrative tasks and must avoid disks getting full in ...
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Visual Network Topology Map?

If I have no idea of the current network setup, and I'm connected to the LAN - is there any GUI that could possibly identify nodes visually or give me any sort of insight? I'm looking for a more ...
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Free tool for analysis of IIS logfiles? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Any freeware IIS log analyzer? Hi there, what are the best free tools available to analyze IIS logfiles? Thanks in advance!
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How should I check a site for dead links?

How should I check my website for dead links? I've used some web based utilities that were okay, e.g.: http://dead-links.com http://validator.w3.org/checklink I've used some freeware apps in the ...
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What's in your troubleshooting tool box?

Generally speaking, what's in your truobleshooting toolbox for hardware related problems? Think multimeters, memtest86 and other things, but not wireshark and disassemblers
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Internal opensource web-based office solution

I am looking for an open source equivalent to Google Docs that can be locally hosted. Does anyone have any experience in using any open source web office solutions? The key features I am looking for ...
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Need - fast exhaustive memory testing tool for Dell server

I've got a Dell 2950 running ESXi. I'm having weird issues in one of the VMs and I would like to do a memory test to eliminate (or identify) faulty RAM as the problem. What is the easiest/fastest ...
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Hard drive fail - How to regain confidence on the drive or make some use of it

After a hard drive fail (lots of corrupted sectors) I reformat it, but the drive give me no confidence to use it in production. Is there a tool to stress test so I know I can use it? In which ways ...
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Good resources for Linux sysadmin tools, techniques and practices

Coming from a Windows background, i'm a little lost in terms of Linux so are there any good resorces etc for an experienced sysadm who is unfamiliar to Linux.
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What is a good bulk find / replace tool for windows? [closed]

I'm looking to find / replace in alot of files and was wondering if anybody could recommend some good tools for Windows. I'd prefer them to be free. Thanks
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Tool or method to parse an incoming e mail, strip the data and push into a database

are there any tools available that will automatically parse an incoming e mail to a specific address, strip out the data and insert it into a SQL database? The e mail would be coming in through ...
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Free Network Sim?

I am currently attending college and since I haven't gotten real far yet, I haven't had a chance to play around with networking equipment and experiment. I know hands on is always better but I think ...
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graphic visualization of a process memory

Is there any tool that draws a graphic visualization of a process' memory? I'd like a graph showing the percentage of pages in physical memory and in the page file.
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Are there any good and lightweight LDAP querying tools? [closed]

As developers we sometimes need querying LDAP. Do you know useful tools for this task? edit: I don't mean in code, I mean utility/tool (command-line or gui, mostly gui) for just to look/confirm data, ...
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Replace Notepad with Notepad2 (or Notepad++)

What is the correct way to install Notepad2 (or some other equivalent) in Windows 7 so that it is executed when WindowsKey-R -> notepad is entered? I've tried creating shortcuts in ...
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How do you administer your EC2 Linux boxes?

I have a few EC2 Linux images that do nightly processing jobs for one of my projects. From time to time, I'll need to get in, make some code changes, configure some things, and re-bundle the image. ...
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Is there a tool to compare values in .ini files?

I'm looking for a file comparison utility specifically for .ini files, typically used as settings files. There are plenty of file comparison tools (WinDiff, Beyond Compare, CompareIt, WinMerge, ...), ...
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Odd Tools and Techniques for System Administrators [closed]

There's been a lot of questions centering on Software Tools for System Administrators. But I would like to know about any odd physical tools or techniques that you've used; Something that you never ...
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What tools should be in your Desktop Support Arsenal? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Tools a Windows administrator cannot live without As a Desktop Support Specialist there are a few tools that I use to track down issues on my users machines, Sysinternals ...
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Registry/System Tool like jv16 Power Tools 1.4

I've been using the freeware version of the jv16 Power Tools (1.4.x) for quite some time and it works great. It allows me to search the registry, do complete find/replace operations simply, scan down ...
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What are the best system monitoring/capture and reporting tools for medium sized business

The IT department has been growing over the last few years and we are to the point where we need to get some software to capture and report information from the computers, servers, managed switches ...
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Setting NTFS ACLs over the network - Is there a faster way?

In my environment, I have several projects that involve running NTFS ACL audit reports and various ACL cleanup activities on a number of file servers. There are two main reasons why I cannot perform ...
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Keeping track of changes to a System during Software/Patch Installation

Let's say I'm installing a software on Windows and I want to see all the changes it has made during its installation, what is the easiest way to keep track of system changes. The change could happen ...
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What tools should every sysadmin use that no one's heard of? [closed]

I'm wondering about tools that are powerful and that most system administrators either don't know about or don't use (but should). Thus, things like sudo, vi, emacs, dtrace, ps, and top are out. I ...
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IIS best admin tools

I'm trying to manage various IIS sites and I wanted to know how much memory, net and CPU resources is consuming each IIS app. Also I would want to know if is any app handling db connection dirtly, I ...
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Free Tools for Hard Drive Diagnostics [closed]

Are there any free tools available to perform hard drive diagnostic? I have an old 3.5 IDE Samsung HDD which I use as an external drive through USB connection. I recently started to have problems with ...