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phpMyAdmin is a tool written in PHP intended to handle the administration of MySQL over the Web. Currently it can create and drop databases, create/drop/alter tables, delete/edit/add fields, execute any SQL statement, manage keys on fields.
[1475 users on Ohloh]
Tags: sysadmin admin administration root
Sudo (su "do") allows a system administrator to give certain users (or groups of users) the ability to run some (or all) commands as root or another user while logging the commands and arguments.
S.M.A.R.T. Monitoring Tools
[200 users on Ohloh]
smartmontools contains utilities that control and monitor storage devices using the Self-Monitoring, Analysis, and Reporting Technology (S.M.A.R.T.) system built into ATA and SCSI hard drives. This is used to check the reliability of the hard drive and to predict drive failures. It is meant to be an up-to-date replacement for the ucsc-smartsuite and smartsuite packages, and is derived from that code.
[167 users on Ohloh]
Tags: sysadmin development cpan perl administration management admin
The CPAN module automates or at least simplifies the make and install of perl modules and extensions. It includes some primitive searching capabilities and knows how to use Net::FTP or LWP or some external download clients to fetch the distributions from the net.

These are fetched from one or more of the mirrored CPAN (Comprehensive Perl Archive Network) sites and unpacked in a dedicated directory.

The CPAN module also supports the concept of named and versioned bundles of modules. B...

[130 users on Ohloh]
Nagios (formerly Netsaint) is a daemon written in C that is designed to monitor networked hosts and services. It has the ability to notify contacts (via email, pager or other methods) when problems arise and are resolved. Host and service checks are performed by external "plugins", making it easy to write custom checks in your language of choice. Several CGIs are included in order to allow you to view the current and historical status via a Web browser, and a WAP interface is also provided to al...
pgAdmin III
[126 users on Ohloh]
Open Source administration and management tools for the PostgreSQL database and derivative products such as EnterpriseDB, Pervasive Postgres and SRA PowerGres. Includes a graphical administration interface, an SQL query tool with grahical EXPLAIN, a procedural code editor, an SQL/shell/batch scheduling agent, Slony-I management and much more. pgAdmin III is designed to answer the needs of most users, from writing simple SQL queries to developing complex databases. The graphical interface support...
[61 users on Ohloh]
Munin the monitoring tool surveys all your computers and remembers what it saw. It presents all the information in graphs through a web interface. Its emphasis is on plug and play capabilities. After completing a installation a high number of monitoring plugins will be playing with no more effort.
Using Munin you can easily monitor the performance of your computers, networks, SANs, applications, weather measurements and whatever comes to mind. It makes it easy to determine "what's...
[54 users on Ohloh]
phpPgAdmin is a fully functional PHP-based administration package for PostgreSQL. It has all the basic functionality you need to completely administer a PosgreSQL server and/or database, including the ability to administer views, sequences, stored procedures, and triggers. Features include the ability to create and drop databases; create, copy, drop, and alter tables/views/sequences/functions/triggers; edit and add fields (to the extent Postgres allows); execute any SQL-statement, even batch-que...
[47 users on Ohloh]
Puppet lets you centrally manage every important aspect of your system using a cross-platform specification language that manages all the separate elements normally aggregated in different files, like users, cron jobs, and hosts, along with obviously discrete elements like packages, services, and files.

Puppet's simple declarative specification language provides powerful classing abilities for drawing out the similarities between hosts while allowing them to be as specific as necessary, an...

[31 users on Ohloh]
Bacula is a set of programs that allow you to manage the backup, recovery, and verification of computer data across a network of different computers. It is based on a client/server architecture and is efficient and relatively easy to use, while offering many advanced storage management features that make it easy to find and recover lost or damaged files.
MySQL Administrator
[22 users on Ohloh]
Tags: mysql administration
MySQL Administrator is a powerful visual administration console that enables you to easily administer your MySQL environment and gain significantly better visibility into how your databases are operating. MySQL Administrator now integrates database management and maintenance into a single, seamless environment, with a clear and intuitive graphical user interface.
Zenoss Core
[20 users on Ohloh]
Zenoss is an IT infrastructure monitoring product that allows you to monitor your entire infrastructure within a single, integrated software application.Key features include: Monitors the entire stack: networks, servers, applications, services, power, environment, etc.
[19 users on Ohloh]
Facter is a cross-platform library for retrieving simple operating system facts, like operating system, linux distribution, or MAC address.
[16 users on Ohloh]
Func allows for running commands on remote systems in a secure way, like SSH, but offers several improvements.

* Func allows you to manage an arbitrary group of machines all at once.
* Func automatically distributes certificates to all "slave" machines. There's almost nothing to configure.
* Func comes with a command line for sending remote commands and gathering data.
* There are lots of modules already provided for common tasks. ...

[13 users on Ohloh]
Centreon is a network, system, applicative supervision and monitoring tool, it is based upon the most effective Open Source monitoring engine: Nagios. Centreon provides a new frontend and new functionalities to Nagios.

It allows you to be more efficient in your network monitoring, but also allows you to make your supervision information readable by a largest range of users. Indeed, a non technical user can now use the Centreon/Nagios couple to easily understand your network infrastructure ...

[13 users on Ohloh]
Tags: php ldap administration web
phpLDAPadmin is a web-based LDAP client. It provides easy, anywhere-accessible, multi-language administration for your LDAP server. Its hierarchical tree-viewer and advanced search functionality make it intuitive to browse and administer your LDAP directory.
Since it is a web application, this LDAP browser works on many platforms, making your LDAP server easily manageable from any location. phpLDAPadmin is the perfect LDAP browser for the LDAP professional and novice alike. ...
[13 users on Ohloh]
Amanda is a backup system that allows the administrator to set up a single master backup server to back up multiple hosts over network to tape drives/changers or disks or optical media. Amanda uses native dump and/or GNU tar facilities and can back up a large number of workstations running multiple versions of Unix. Amanda uses Samba or Cygwin to back up Microsoft Windows desktops and servers. See http://wiki.zmanda.com for more information.
[12 users on Ohloh]
Bcfg2 helps system administrators produce a consistent, reproducible, and verifiable description of their environment, and offers visualization and reporting tools to aid in day-to-day administrative tasks.
[11 users on Ohloh]
FlameRobin is an administration and management GUI tool for the Firebird DBMS written in C++ using wxWidgets and IBPP libraries.

The goal of the project is to build a lightweight, cross-platform application which doesn't have any closed-source dependency for either building or running.

[10 users on Ohloh]
NagiosQL is a web based administration tool for Nagios. It helps you to build easy a complex configuration with all options, manage them and use them. NagiosQL needs a webserver with php, MySQL and file access to the Nagios configuration files.

The main features are:
* create, delete, modify and copy settings
* create and export configuration files
* create and download configuration files
* easy configuration import <...