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How to scan ipv6 enabled hosts on my LAN?

I want to discover all my neighbors who enabled ipv6 protocol and still alive. I tried ip -6 neighbor show but it shows nothing. Can someone recommend a tool and show some examples? Thanks.
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Online configuration tool for iptables? [closed]

Are there any online tools that can spit-out a customised config for iptables? I'm specifically looking for something that has options to include/exclude rules to guard against common attacks.
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How do I monitor RAID status when using an external eSATA RAID5 SATA port multiplier?

I am using an external eSATA device which takes 5 SATA drives and presents them as one large HW RAID5 to linux (ubuntu). It uses a SiI3726 chipset. Linux sees and handles the sata device just fine, ...
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Is there a tool to compare values in .ini files? [closed]

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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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 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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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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compare windows server for patch/update/hotfix installs

Are there any tools that can be used to connect to windows 2008 servers, and get a comparison of the installed patches/updates on the servers, showing what is installed on one and not on the other? ...
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Find Sniffer on LAN

HI, What tools or techniques are available for *nix and Windows that help in finding if someone else on the LAN is using a sniffer? Having said that and strongly considering that there are tools out ...
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Exchange 2010 security audit

Our IT department has received reports from HR that managers are reading their subordinates email, and we've been tasked with identifying if there is a technical way to achieve this. I'm looking for ...
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How to convert text file from Windows line breaks to Unix ones on Unix/Linux?

Is there a quick way to convert text file from Unix line breaks to Windows ones in Unix environment? I thought there could be a standard utility.
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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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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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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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How do you lift heavy servers into a rack? [duplicate]

In this video can I see that they use a dedicated "server lift", which looks quite expensive. Does anyone know of cheap server lifts or other tools that can be used for this?
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Off-loading HTTP traffic

Need help in off loading HTTP traffic. My web server is having a lot of traffic resulting in slow response. It is also getting requests on port 80 from various mobile applications too. Traffic from ...
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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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Installing Vmware tools on a hypver v guest

I'm looking to migrate guests from Hyper-V over to Vmware. Within the steps, I would like to install vmware tools on the transfer while the guest is running on hyper-V. As expected, Vmware tools ...
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Sugestions for cleansing PC's before recycling / disposal

What procedures do people follow before recycling or disposing of old PC's? Do you: Remove the hard drive Damage it beyond repair Use a tool to completely wipe the hard drive. If so, which? Other ...
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Splunk as syslog analyzer

I have running centralized syslog server (rsyslog on CentOS6, which works perfect). Next step it was to add Splunk as a syslog analyzing tool. All was installed perfectly - Splunk works, can log in to ...
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GCC missing from Solaris 11, and server already deployed (no access to internet)

I'm having a peculiar problem, where a server has already been deployed, and it's no longer connected to the network. For it's original purpose, it didn't need any C/C++ compiling tools, and thus ...
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Appropriate network monitoring tool(s) for logging hiccups

I have a customer who has problems with our software crashing from time to time. Unfortunately, if you unplug the network cable in the middle of a transaction our software will crash every time and ...
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VMWare ESX and templates

Recently we faced with one problem. We have to have many CMS on different virtual machines located on our ESX server. One CMS for one VM (it is important). But we don't want to store them all ...
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Is there a tool to get the IP of a domain?

I have changed the A record of my domain, but now I don't know how to test if I can see the change. Is there a tool that I can use to determine the IP given a domain name, that I can use? I don't ...
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How to measure performance for a download behind a proxy

I would like to measure the download performance of my company's proxies. Browsing could take ages whereas my company has two redundant high speed internet access (2 x 100MB/s) and it seems that the ...
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AWS - Is there an UI tool for setting/editing auto-scaling groups?

Is there a tool that simplifies the auto-scaling group management? XML-based, UI-based, etc. Thanks
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Graphical MySQL tools

Are there any good graphical tools (preferably free) for navigating a MySQL database? I find myself doing a lot of the same SQL queries to look at data in the tables. I would imagine there's a GUI ...
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Tools for compare huge number of files in two different server [closed]

I have question. Have you ever use any tools that can fast compare the identical of huge number of files (let's say thousands files with total size up to 15 GB) in two different windows 2003 server? I ...
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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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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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Tool for Bulk DNS Lookup with Domain or IP Information [closed]

Suggest me a tool for DNS Lookup and it should have following features. Bulk DNS Lookup (Input .txt to Output .txt) Should have Forward and Reverse Lookup Should find Domain or IP information. Ex. ...
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Far manager for linux? [closed]

I've been using far manager under windows for about the last 6 years, and can't find anything like it for linux. mc is not a reasonable replacement, and gnome commander is not either. Are there any ...
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Tools to test multicast routing

I am looking for a good simple tool that runs on a standard OS (Windows or Linux) that I can used to test that multicast is being passed properly by a router. I have been asked by a client to enable ...
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HDD Health tool for CentOS? [closed]

Does anyone know some good tool for checking HDD failure in Cent OS (Red Hat Systems) without downtime. And tell me how to use it. Thanks.
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KVM-admin tools required

I require the KVM-admin tools that are supposed to be on the KVM home page http://www.linux-kvm.org/page/Kvmtools#Download but I am unable to find any refernce for then. Can anybody from the forum ...
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Active Directory Management Software [closed]

Can anybody recommend me an active directory management tool that allow delegate admin rights to nonadmin users; I need non admin users to; install "allowed" software to "allowed" paths (via hash) ...
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How to test HTTP Requests/sec + CPU + RAM usage?

Trying to evaluate the requirements of my Web application, I wanted to put it under load and at the same time check how it scales on memory and CPU. But running AB/HTTPerf and htop/"pidstat -C" in a ...
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Can the Installation Monitor from the Win2K Resource kit be used on newer OS's?

Can the utility "Installation Monitor" from the Windows 2000 Resource Kit Tools for administrative tasks be used on newer OS's, specifically, Windows Server 2008 R2. The main thing I am concerned ...
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Is there a tool like 'route' in Linux to configure the forwarding entry (dst mac address --> interface)

I have a problem in configuring the forwarding table in Linux. We call IP tables for routing table in layer 3, MAC tables for forwarding table in layer 2. Now I want to add an entry in forwarding ...
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Manual reverse DNS lookup [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Reverse DNS Lookup from the Command Line Is there a way to do manual reverse dns loookup? For example the way we use dig or nslookup. How do look up a domain name if I ...
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Any high-level and cross-platform wrappers for security event auditing

There exists some high-level wrappers for system file events, for here it is an example of usage of Listen ruby gem: Listen.to('some/path', 'some/another/path', :filter => [/\.tmp$/]) do ...
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IP/host-based traffic grapher

Do you know/recommend any tool for graphing traffic based on IP or host? In this case, I will get a graph for every IP that passes through my gateway. Of course, I will use a predefined list of source ...
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Any tools to manage and apply my configuration (installed packaged and so on) from machine-to-machine? [closed]

You know, when you get brand new computer you have to install your toolchain, like vim/emacs, git/hg/..., ack, etc. Someday I've tired of doing this manually, and I've started to think how can I ...
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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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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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Physical/portable Hard drive tester/diagnostics tool

Are there any tools that I can plug into a hard drive and perform diagnostics such as displaying if there are SMART errors? I work with a lot of commodity hardware and need to check if some of the ...
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Avoiding configuration drift

I run 11 Windows 2008 R2 x64 servers. I am looking at a way to manage and avoid configuration drift. Does anyone know any tools that could help with this? Thanks
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Tool to monitor bandwidth utilization per traffic (tc) class on linux

Some time in the past, i came across a siple tool that showed live in a 1sec interval, in human readable format, the bandwidth utilization seperated per tc class on your linux server. Unfortunately, i ...
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Is there a way to show list of all open sockets on a Windows server and the socket properties?

We are using a third party library in one of our applications. We would like to find a tool which will list all of the open sockets on the machine AND give us the ability to see the various TCP ...
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Who's consuming the most network bandwitdth?

I'm connected to a LAN in my office, which has many users. Using NAT all the machines get a global IP address through which they can access Internet. What i'm trying to figure out is, is it possible ...