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PowerShell Part 2: Manipulating Services, Processes, and Commands

In this installment of our multipart PowerShell series, you learn how to control services, processes, and commands on your local and remote systems.

Chive

Generations of web admins have used phpMyAdmin or SQL Buddy to communicate with their databases. Newcomer Chive has the potential to send the legacy tools into early retirement, thanks to its state-of-the-art Ajax interface and impressive feature scope.

Autoconfiguring IPv6 Clients

Most clients on a network need both an address and some environmental information such as a name server or a web proxy. This article investigates whether a recent operating system on an IPv6-only LAN can handle this.

Customizing PortSentry

Do you have a sentry to keep an eye on your servers? We’ll show you how to customize PortSentry’s response to suspicious activity.

PowerShell Part 1: Retrieving System Information

Windows administrators, like Unix or Linux administrators, look for ways to perform their duties with ease and elegance through automation. PowerShell allows administrators to gather information, change Registry parameters, work with Active Directory, manipulate services, look at events, work with Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI), and much more. PowerShell is a Windows administrator’s best friend.

Shell in a Browser

PHP Shell and Shell In A Box put a shell in your browser, thus facilitating web server management – even from the nearest Internet café and without SSH access.

TinyDNS

TinyDNS is superfast, minuscule, and secure DNS server software.

Fedora 16

Fedora 16 comes with some desktop improvements, but for admins, the real story is about virtualization.

Mobile PC Monitor

Monitoring your internal server environment just became easier with MMSOFT Design’s Mobile PC Monitor software.

Tuning Your Filesystem’s Cache

Keeping your key files in RAM reduces latency and makes response time more predictable.

SysAdmin Day 2017!

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    Download a free gift to celebrate SysAdmin Day, a special day dedicated to system administrators around the world. The Linux Professional Institute (LPI) and Linux New Media are partnering to provide a free digital special edition for the tireless and dedicated professionals who keep the networks running: “10 Terrific Tools."

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