Saturday, October 4, 2014

Sites that can parse email message headers

The following web sites have an option available to paste in email message headers for analysis.

Shortcut to launch the ISE while within a PowerShell session

To launch the ISE (Integrated Scripting Environment) while within a PowerShell session, simply type “ise” and hit the Enter key.  A new window with the ISE should open.


View Auditing Portal

View Auditing Portal is a fling that web portal that serves as an extension to Horizon View Administrator.  It offers additional information such as showing parent virtual machines of linked clone desktop pools and descendant snapshots in a tree view.

How to open online help within PowerShell

To open a web page with documentation on a particular cmdlet or command within PowerShell, use the format Get-Help cmdlet –Online.  The default web browser should open to the online documentation for the cmdlet in question.



Microsoft Azure Cost Estimator Tool

Microsoft Azure Cost Estimator Tool is an installable tool to profile existing on-premises infrastructure and then estimates the cost of running apps and services in the Microsoft Azure Cloud. The tool supports virtualization solutions Hyper-V, System Center Virtual Machine Manager, vCenter, and ESXi and supports Windows and Linux physical machines.


OSSEC is an Open Source Host-based Intrusion Detection System that performs log analysis, file integrity checking, policy monitoring, rootkit detection, real-time alerting and active response.

NetAdapter Repair

NetAdapter Repair is an All In One program that allows a user to effectively troubleshoot and repair common problems with networking adapters within Windows.


Thursday, October 2, 2014


Intercepter-NG is a multifunctional network toolkit for various types of IT specialists.  The main purpose is to recover *interesting* data from the network stream and perform different kinds of MiTM attacks.



PowerActions integrates the vSphere Web Client and PowerCLI to provide complex automation solutions from within the standard vSphere management client.  PowerActions is deployed as a plugin for the vSphere Web Client and will allow you to execute PowerCLI commands and scripts in a vSphere Web Client integrated Powershell console.


ZAProxy or OWASP Zed Attack Proxy (ZAP) is an easy to use integrated penetration testing tool for finding vulnerabilities in web applications.

VMware I/O Analyzer

VMware I/O Analyzer is an integrated framework designed to measure storage performance in a virtual environment and to help diagnose storage performance concerns. I/O Analyzer, supplied as an easy-to-deploy virtual appliance, automates storage performance analysis through a unified interface that can be used to configure and deploy storage tests and view graphical results for those tests.