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I found some scripts on my workstation that have not been published and may be interesting for some people. Actually, I will not prepare them for publishing, but you can contact me, if you are interested in one or more of them.

  • A tool for the backup of network components. The script runs as a daemon and can be configured via config files. It reads in the config files containing the passwords of the components once, so you can store them in a crypt storage. There exist severeal templates for ssh, scp, telnet. The intention is to make automated backups from router, switches, firewalls etc.
  • Postfixanalyser was written for the trendmicro mail virusscanner. You can search for mails and you will get a status for the found mails: when did the system receive it, when was it working with the mail the last time, whats the status of the mail, where there any problem while delivering the mail. The second feature was a simple statistic: bytes and number of mails received and send, mails by status (received from extern, queued, sent to trend, received from trend, queued, delivered) and mails by problem (deferred and not sent to scanner (scanner rejected), deferred and not sent to scanner (scanner down), sent to trend, but deferred before, dereffed and not sent to extern (mta rejected), deferred and not sent to extern (mta down), sent to extern, but deferred befor).
  • A logscanner and a scanner for the checkpoint objects file.
  • A tool, that parses the registry of the genugate firewall and produces a more human readable output in html.
  • A ftp-script for the honeynet.
  • Various backupscripts in Perl and Bash.
  • Various iptables scrips.
  • A script called minilinux to create a small linux out of a huge running system.
  • Pigsparty was a small projetct that was never finished. The idea was to convert snort rule sets into iptables rule sets.
  • A snort admin interface in php.
  • A perlmodule and some programs (e.g. mfl) for the preparation and analysis of longitudinal data with a focus of same domains.


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