Welcome to Michael Peer's Software Page


Last Updated September 06, 2017

Software that is used by me and my friends.

Hardware Utility Software

CloneZilla
Open source hard disk cloning/imaging software
Darik's Boot and Nuke (DBAN)
Open source boot disk to wipe hard disks
GParted
Open source hard disk partition editor software
MemTest86+
Memory testing software

UNIX Software:

Analog
Web server log analyzer.
Apache
The world's most popular webserver.
APC UPS Daemon
UNIX daemon to monitor and control an APC Smart UPS. There is also a version for windows.
AWStats
Web server log analyzer with even more graphs.
BIND
Berkeley Internet Name Domain. DNS Server.
--- This may have a problem on early versions of FreeBSD with /dev/random
PDF documentation for 9.2.0
Berkley dbm software
The original Berkley dbm database software. This site is keeping the software current.
Please follow the main link for download, FAQ, documentation, and configuration help. Please check licenses on 3.x and above before using.
Clam AV Virus Scanner
From Website "A GPL virus scanner. That can be used with spamassassin, and postfix.
DHCP
Dynamic Host Configuration software for client and server
Download
Dovecot
Open source IMAP and POP3 email server.
FreeBSD
The world's best Operating System!
Download instructions
Online documentation
Frequently Asked Questions Page
Tutorial Page
GateD
Merit GateD consortium routing daemon
This is old software, please use multi-threaded Routing toolkit, Zebra Routing Software or Quagga Routing Software
Please follow the main link for download, FAQ, documentation, and configuration help. Although this software is widely used it may becoming somewhat old.
IP Filter
Firewall and NAT software
Please follow the main link for What is new, FAQ, documentation.
IMAP Server
Universtiy of Washington IMAP and POP3 server.
LDAP
LDAP will go on a separate page soon. It was just to complicated for a one liner.
Logwatch
A utility to analyze logs and produce reports.
Majordomo
Majordomo Mailing list Server
FAQ
Mailman
The GNU Mailing List Manager.
Medai Wiki
A Wiki for the rest of us. I have not tried this yet, it is on my list of future projects. Here are FreeBSD instructions.
Multi Router Traffic Grapher Project
PERL CGI program to graph multiple routers stats. You can also use it to graph anything else.
Please follow the main link for download, FAQ, documentation, and configuration help. There is also a beta release on main site.
Multi-threaded Routing Toolkit
Multi protocol routing daemons for IPv4/IPv6. Source is freely available. NT/200 binaries available. I have not tried this, but since gated is not releasing ALL their code, I want a freely available routing code.
Please follow the main link for download, FAQ, documentation, and configuration help.
MySQL
A popular database software. The community edition is free. There are also tools to help with administration and connectors to help with connections to the server. There is also a windows version.
Download Page MySQL Workbench
Nagios
A tool to monitor network status for hosts and services.
This tool replaces NetSaint.
Please see main page for more information.
NetSaint
This tool has been replaced by Nagios.
A tool to monitor network status for hosts and services.
Current Version: deprecated
Network Time Protocol
The standard implementation of ntp for keeping time synchronized on the Internet.
Documentation Page
List of Public Time Servers
NTop
Application to monitor network traffic and produce graphs like Top Talkers.
Open SSH
Awesome program for encrypting the link between you and a remote computer!
Look at PuTTY for a replacement for windows telnet client.
OpenSSL
Awesome API for encrypting the link between you and a remote computer!
This code is part of FreeBSD and can be added to apache web server.
Open VPN Community Edition
Open source VPN software for UNIX. You can VPN single computers or networks.
Look at OpenVPN Windows for a windows server and client.
Perl Page
A popular server scripting language.
PHP Home Page
A popular server scripting package.
Documentation Page
ProFTPD Project Home Page
A popular ftp server.
Please follow the main link for download, FAQ, documentation, and configuration help.
Poppassd
Server to allow users to change the password remotely.
Postfix
Alternative Internet mailer package.
Unfornately unwanted e-mail has become a BIG problem on the Internet. Spam Help page.
PostgresSQL
A popular SQL database package for UNIX and windows.
FreeBSD users Warning:
I installed this from the ports, and I could not run initdb. Apparently there is not enough semaphores. I will publish notes on install when I have a better understanding.
I am working on developing an application using this implementation. I will let you know how it goes. This database is distributed under BSD style license instead of the GPL license.
Documentation Page
QPopper
The best POP3 server by the people who do Eurdora!
Quagga Software Router
Software Routing Suite supporting RIP, OSPF and BGP. This was a fork from Zebra.
Samba
SMB Server for UNIX! Share your FreeBSD's hard disk for windows 95/98/NT(c) hosts.
Please follow the main link for download, FAQ, documentation, and configuration help. Samba base code has been branched. The new version
Sendmail
THE mail server!
Please follow the main link for download, FAQ, documentation, and configuration help.
Unfornately unwanted e-mail has become a BIG problem on the Internet. Spam Help page.
Snort
Open source Instrusion Detection System/Intrusion Prevention System.
Please follow the main link for download, FAQ, documentation, and configuration help.
Squid web cacheing
Awesome program for cacheing the web!
Users Guide
Squirrel Mail
Web based e-mail front end written in PHP4.
stunnel
Universal SSL Wrapper. A program to tunnel any tcp connection through SSL.
Subversion
From their website: "A compelling replacement for CVS"
Documentation:
Subversion book online
Clients:
SmartSVN - Windows client for Subversion
Virtual Box
Sun now Oracle VM software for personal use. Use it to create Virtual machines on your windows or Linux host. Very cool stuff. Recommended!
Zebra Routing Software
Free routing software distributed under GNU license.

Porting Help

Patching a port:
How to patch a port article.

Windows Software:

APC UPS Daemon
Windows utility to monitor and control an APC Smart UPS. There is also a version that works on FreeBSD.
Daemon Tools Lite
Windows utility to mount an ISO image of a CD-ROM or DVD.
Darik's Boot and Nuke
Windows utility to boot from CD-ROM or floppy and completely delete contents of your hard disk
Dimension 4 time synchronization client software
Windows utility to to synchronize your PC clock to multiple NTP time sources. It can also be installed as a service. Please check license before use.
DHCP/BOOTP Server
Windows DHCP/BOOTP Server for a PC.
Ext2 Installable File System
A driver to read and write Ext2 file systems on Windows OS PCs.
Firefox web browser
Cool web browser from the Mozilla people!
Fping
A windows console utility ping utility with enhanced features.
Image Burn
Lightweight CD/DVD burning program
KMPlayer
Windows multiformat media player
MySQL Database Server
This is a nice open source Database Server. See the link above for a full description and links.
Notepad++
Notepad++ enhanced Notepad application. Donations accepteDBR>
Opera web Browser
Multiplatform alternative web browser. It is really nice. I bought it in the past, now it is available for free, there is now a mobile version that you can purchase.
PostgresSQL
A popular SQL database package for UNIX and windows.
Documentation Page
PuTTY
Windows ssh Client for OpenSSH above.
Open VPN Community Edition
Open source VPN software for UNIX and windows. You can VPN single computers or networks.
Look at OpenVPN UNIX for a UNIX server and client.
SharpReader
Windows RSS/Atom Aggregator for widows.
SmartSVN
Windows subversion client by Syntevo
tftp Server
Free Windows tftp server. There are 32 and 64 bit windows versions.
UltraVNC
Windows VNC client or server to remotely control a PC
VLC Media Player
Windows media player with lots of free codecs included to play many types of media files.
WinPcap
Windows packet capture library
WinMerge
Windows file compare and simple edit software. Licensed under GPL.
WinSCP
Windows scp Client. It supports dual factor logins. It also has a portable version.
WireShark
Windows packet capture and analyzer application

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