Osiris is a host integrity management system that can be used to monitor changes to a network of hosts over time and report those changes back to the administrator(s). Osiris takes periodic snapshots of the filesystem, configurations, and logs, and stores them on a central management host. When changes are detected, Osiris will log these events and optionally send email to an administrator. Osiris also has preliminary support for monitoring other system data, including user lists, file system details, kernel modules, and network interface configurations.
Packet2sql will convert any text file/log file which contains ipchains packet logs into a stream of SQL inserts. The SQL can be saved into a file and used as a query to any SQL-92 compliant database. This can even be done on-the-fly from syslogd directly to the database. The database can be used as a base for a firewall-analyzing application, to identify attack signatures, to share security information easily with other sites, and to extract the domains of logged attackers for whois.
Performance Co-Pilot (PCP) is a framework and set of services for supporting system-level performance monitoring and performance management. It provides a unifying abstraction for all of the interesting performance data in a system, and allows client applications to easily retrieve and process any subset of that data using a single API. A client-server architecture allows multiple clients to monitor the same host, and a single client to monitor multiple hosts. Archive logging and replay are integrated so that a client application can use the same API to process real-time data from a host or historical data from an archive.
pflogsumm.pl is designed to provide an over-view of postfix activity, with just enough detail to give the administrator a "heads up" for potential trouble spots. Reports includes: Total number of messages and bytes; Hosts/Domains; senders and Recipients; per-hour traffic reports; summaries of warnings, fatal errors, and panics; and so on ...
PIKT is cross-categorical, multi-purpose software for monitoring and configuring computer systems, administering networks, organizing system security, and much more. PIKT is intended primarily for system monitoring, and secondarily for configuration management, but its versatility and extensibility evoke many other wide-ranging uses. PIKT consists of a sophisticated, feature-rich file preprocessor; an innovative scripting language with unique labor-saving features; a flexible, centrally directed process scheduler; a customizing file installer; a collection of powerful command-line extensions; and other useful tools.
pppctl is a suite of programs suitable for use by those with ppp connections. It includes programs to facilitate charging for use of the connection, controlling the connection from a web page and selecting from a range of ISPs to use to dialup. It's also ideal for doing automated mail/news polls.
ProcMeter3 is a program for monitoring the system status and other information and displaying it in a series of graphs or as text. Most of the information comes from the /proc filesystem (cpu usage, load average , processes information, memory usage, network traffic, interrupts etc.). Other information is available for other sources (date, time, email status, log file length, disk status etc.). The program is modular and highly configurable.
Secure Syslog is a cryptographically secure system logging tool for UNIX systems. Designed to replace the syslog daemon, ssyslog implements a cryptographic protocol called PEO-1 that allows the remote auditing of system logs. Auditing remains possible even if an intruder gains superuser privileges in the system, the protocol guarantees that the information logged before and during the intrusion process cannot be modified without the auditor (on a remote, trusted host) noticing.