Bandwidth Monitor NG is a small console-based live network and disk I/O bandwidth monitor for Linux, BSD, Solaris, Mac OS X, and others. It supports /proc/net/dev, netstat, getifaddr, sysctl, kstat, /proc/diskstats, /proc/partitions, IOKit, devstat, and libstatgrab. An unlimited number of interfaces and disks are supported. Interfaces and disks are added or removed dynamically from the list. You can white or blacklist interfaces and disks. The output includes KB/s, Kb/s, packets, errors, average, max, and total sum, and can be viewed via curses, a plain console, CSV, or HTML. Configuration can be done through a config file or the command line.
Amber sits in the tcpserver chain for qmail and implements an "amber list" for incoming mail. This neither accepts nor rejects connections, but implements a number of timing-related tricks to fake out spam and virus software that doesn't implement SMTP correctly. For example, it can defer requests from new IP addresses for a few minutes before it starts passing connections on to smtpd, pause and check for programs that send data before the HELO, and otherwise make things rough for bandit bulk mailers.
Unicornscan is an information gathering and correlation engine. It was designed to provide an engine that is scalable, accurate, flexible, and efficient. Unicornscan is an attempt at a user-land distributed TCP/IP stack. It is intended to provide a researcher with a superior interface for introducing a stimulus into and measuring a response from a TCP/IP enabled device or network.
BixData is a cluster management tool that includes monitoring and system administration features. It monitors services (HTTP, ping, POP3, SMTP), performance, and processes. It has a management console for VMWare and Xen that supports multiple virtual machine hosts and guests. It can create critical notifications and send email alerts for any system event (HTTP, ping, CPU, memory, SMART diagnostics, VM stats). A graphical desktop supports real-time dynamic graphs. The runtime agents and server components are lightweight and easy to set up and run.
Newsd is a standalone local NNTP news server for private newsgroup serving on a single server. It is useful for serving private newsgroup(s) to an intranet or the Internet, and can act as a simple mail gateway. However, it does not interface with other news servers and cannot manage distributed news feeds, i.e. Usenet news.
Ibis is an efficient and flexible Java-based programming environment for Grid computing, in particular for distributed supercomputing applications. It boosts RMI performance using several optimizations, especially to avoid the high overhead of runtime type inspection that current RMI implementations have. It therefore comes with a highly efficient serialization implementation. The project also addresses the lack of expressiveness of Java RMI, which provides only synchronous client-server communication.