IT Pro Tuesday #212

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Welcome back to IT Pro Tuesday!

As usual, we’re looking for cool tips and tools we can share with the community... those that help you do your job better and more easily. Please reply with your latest finds, so we can help others benefit from your experience.

And you can always find the full list on our website here. Enjoy.

But on with this week's tools...! Here are the most-interesting items that have come across our desks, laptops and phones this week. Hornetsecurity has no known affiliation with any of these unless we explicitly state otherwise.

A Free Tool

Mibble is an open-source parser library for Java SNMP MIB. hombre_sabio explains, "It interprets MIB files and allows the API access to information like OIDs, types, descriptions etc. It is one of the open-source tools that offer a simple SNMP manager along with comprehensive MIBs."

A Podcast

Network Automation Nerds is a show hosted by author and netdevops expert Eric Chou that is intended for those looking to enhance their networking skills and knowledge. Features in-depth technical discussions on network automation, Python and the entire subject of network engineering. Kindly suggested by Det_J_Miller.

Another Free Tool

X2Go is a remote desktop solution that provides a graphical desktop of the connected computer through which you can access computers running Linux, Windows or Mac OS X. The main focus of this tool is Linux, i.e., the server must be Linux and some of the features are only available to with the Linux X2Go client. infiniteapecreative also likes it for application streaming and calls it "Very powerful."

A Tutorial

How to produce good documentation is a helpful guide on how to create effective documentation for an existing environment or for any new project. By following the outlined steps and pointers, you can create something that is organized, current and complete enough to allow you—or anyone competent—to rebuild the environment from scratch if needed. You'll also find a nice companion talk here. Our appreciation for this one goes to saintdle.

One More Free Tool

Seafile is a high-performance tool for syncing and sharing files. Features include markdown WYSIWYG editing, Wiki, file labeling, a drive client, privacy protection and more. Our thanks for the recommendation go to jcm4atx.

P.S. Bonus Free Tools

iTerm2 is a Terminal replacement for MacOS 10.14 and newer. This iTerm successor adds lots of cool features that address every issue a terminal user might face. Our thanks to whitewail602 for directing us to this "great feature-filled terminal."

Aegis Authenticator is an open-source tool for managing 2-step verification tokens for online services. It supports the industry-standard HOTP and TOTP algorithms, offering compatibility with any web service that supports Google. itsnotarepost tells us, "I love Aegis. OSS and you can export the keys."


Have a fantastic week and as usual, let us know any comments.

IT Pro title: 
MIB Tool, Network Automation Podcast, Remote Access & More