Category: Free Tools

Free IT, Virtualization, Monitoring And Backup Utilities.

Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) 0

What’s Microsoft Advanced Threat Analytics?

Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) is an on-premises platform that helps protect your enterprise from multiple types of advanced targeted cyber attacks and insider threats. Advanced Threat Analytics (ATA) leverages a proprietary network parsing engine to capture and parse network traffic of multiple protocols (such as Kerberos, DNS, RPC, NTLM, and others) for authentication, authorization, and information gathering.

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Free VMware Monitoring By Veeam ONE Community Edition

Why we have to monitor our infrastructure? Because preventing unplanned down time and keep service performance, you know why! So monitoring needs monitoring tools. You have spent money to prepare infrastructure for your business, you have also pay for good monitoring tool. Veeam ONE is one of most popular and might be best monitoring tool for virtual infrastructure (vSphere / Hyper-V). You can download and install Veeam ONE for 30 days and use it but after trial period you need to buy license.

Windows DTrace Architecture 0

DTrace Came to Windows

DTrace is a comprehensive dynamic tracing framework created by Sun Microsystems for troubleshooting kernel and application problems on production systems in real time. Originally developed for Solaris, it has since been released under the free Common Development and Distribution License (CDDL) in OpenSolaris and it’s descendant illumos, and has been ported to several other Unix-like systems.

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New Fling – Physical Desktop as a Thin Client

If you have plan to replace old desktops with Zero Client or Thin Client, please hold on. You can convert theme to a Thin Client and use those desktops in virtual desktop environment. Also you can do it on your new desktops for security reasons.

Red Hat Satellite 0

Foreman or Spacewalk, Your Red Hat Satellite With No Cost!

Red Hat Satellite is a system management software for Red Hat Enterprise Linux that provided by Red Hat. Red Hat Satellite is an open source software but you have to pay for subscriptions, if you want access to that. Red Hat Satellite or any other system management software is necessary for medium and large companies to provision, manage and keep update physical and virtual servers.

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USB Network Native Driver for ESXi

If you had problem on your server in production or lab about expanding network ports and you don’t have free I/O slot for that, this new tool will handle it for you by adding driver for some USB network adapters to ESXi 6.5 and ESXi 6.7.

OpenSCAP Tools 0

What is OpenSCAP?

OpenSCAP is an auditing tool that utilizes the Extensible Configuration Checklist Description Format (XCCDF). XCCDF is a standard way of expressing checklist content and defines security checklists. It also combines with other specifications such as CPE, CCE, and OVAL, to create a SCAP-expressed checklist that can be processed by SCAP-validated products.

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[New Release]: AutoLab v3.0

The version of FreeNAS has been updated, and pfSense replaces FreeSCO as the router, these changes make AutoLab more stable and reliable at the cost of much larger downloads. Each AutoLab package is around 2GB in size, so you should only download the version you will use.

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[Free Tools]: VMware Logon Monitor

VMware Logon Monitor monitors Windows user logons and reports a wide variety of performance metrics intended to help administrators, support staff, and developers troubleshoot slow logon performance. Metrics include, but are not limited to, logon time, CPU/memory usage, and network connection speed. VMware Logon Monitor also receives metrics from other VMware products which provide even more clues about what is happening during the logon flow.

Intel Data Center Modernization Estimator 0

[Review]: Intel Data Center Modernization Estimator

Intel Data Center Modernization Estimator is an online tool for project server sizing. Based on Intel IT’s methodology for determining the appropriate server sizing for our scale-up enterprise resource planning (ERP) environment, this tool allows you to enter data about your existing data center environment and evaluate the optimal servers for your project life cycle.

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[Review]: RVTools 3.10

What’s RVTools? RVTools is a Windows desktop application to collect and display useful information about VMware vSphere platform. Interacting with VirtualCenter 2.5, ESX Server 3.5, ESX Server 3i, ESX Server 4i, VirtualCenter 4.x, ESX...

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[Review]: Free SAN/Storage Performance Monitoring – STOR2RRD

STOR2RRD is a free and useful tools for SAN and storage performance and health monitoring. The tool is developed by XORUX. STOR2RRD supports wide range of SAN switches and SAN storage from most vendors.

The tool offers you end-to-end views of your storage environment including NAS and SAN and can save you significant money in operation monitoring and by predicting utilization bottlenecks in your virtualized environment.
You can also generate policy-based alerts, view overall health status of your systems, provide capacity reports and forecasting data.

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[Review]: LPAR2RRD – Free Performance Monitoring

LPAR2RRD is a free tool for performance monitoring on server environments. It’s support IBM Power Systems and VMware vSphere. LPAR2RRD can retrieve the platforms performance data without install any agent like VMware vCenter or HMC (Hardware Management Console).

Also there is an agent for extending data collecting and also the tool supports NMON files for collecting data from operating systems.