Lire is a pluggable log analyzer. It has analyzers for over 25 log file formats, ranging from Apache WWW log files to iptables firewall logs and CUPS printing logs. Reports are generated in 9 different output formats, ranging from Excel 95 to PDF to HTML, optionally with included graphs.
Logrep is a secure multi-platform tool for the collection, extraction, and presentation of information from various log files. It features HTML reports, multi-dimensional analysis, overview pages, SSH communication, and graphs, and supports 25 popular systems including Snort, Squid, Postfix, Apache, Sendmail, syslog, iptables/ipchains, xferlog, NT event logs, Firewall-1, wtmp, Oracle listener, and Pix.
fwsnort translates snort rules into an equivalent iptables ruleset. By making use of the iptables string match module, fwsnort can detect application layer signatures which exist in many snort rules. fwsnort adds a --hex-string option to iptables, which allows snort rules that contain hex characters to be input directly into iptables rulesets without modification. In addition, fwsnort makes use of the IPTables::Parse Perl module in order to (optionally) restrict the snort rule translation to only those rules that specify traffic that could potentially be allowed through an existing iptables policy.
DIY Zoning is a set of tools and instructions for controlling a state-of-the-art HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) system. It covers airflow balancing, temperature control and zoning, energy conservation measures, remote access, 1-wire devices, and home automation.
log4sh is a logging framework for shell scripts that works similar to the other wonderful logging products available from the Apache Software Foundation (e.g. log4j, log4perl). Although not as powerful as the others, it can make the task of adding advanced logging to a shell script easier, and has much more power than just using simple "echo" commands throughout. In addition, it can be configured from a properties file so that scripts in a production environment do not need to be altered to change the amount of logging they produce.
fwanalog is a shell script that parses and summarizes firewall logfiles. It understands logs from ipf (xBSD, Solaris), OpenBSD 3.x pf, Linux 2.2 ipchains, Linux 2.4 iptables, and a few types of routers and firewalls (Cisco, Checkpoint FW-1, and Watchguard). The excellent log analysis program Analog is used to create the reports.
The mysqlard daemon collects MySQL performance data in a round robin database using rrdtool. rrdtool stores the data in a very compact way that will not expand over time, and it presents useful graphs by processing the data to enforce a certain data density. The main goal of the package is to help the database system administrator in tuning the system for maximum performance. The package also contains example graphing, cron, and PHP scripts.
ramlog acts as a system daemon that maintains log files in memory instead of hard disk while the system is running. On startup, it creates a ramdisk, copies files from /var/log into the ramdisk, and mounts the ramdisk as /var/log. All logs after that will be updated on the ramdisk. When shutting down or restarting the service, it saves log files back to hard disk. This service drastically reduces the frequency of hard disk usage, which can be useful when the system runs on battery or uses flash memory instead of a hard disk.
epto is a small library and framework for industrial strength shell script programming with sh. It features convenient error handling, tracing, logging, option handling, documentation template, process level transaction safety (sort of), and more. If one is used to shell programming, it takes less than five minutes of learning to start using it (see the crash course in the README file).
Unix Mobile Agents is a generic, flexible, easy to use mobile agent architecture implemented in a set of bash scripts. This design is made to be trivial to deploy and setup. Agents can be configured to traverse the network in sorted order, in user defined order, or as a random walk. They can also run in a repeated loop, or in a single pass through the network. Connections are made via public-key SSH authentication, and the screen utility is used to allow agents to run without requiring terminals.