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Get AWS temporary credentials ready to export based on a MFA virtual appliance
You might want to secure your AWS operations requiring to use a MFA token. But then to use API or tools, you need to pass credentials generated with a MFA token. This commands asks you for the MFA code and retrieves these credentials using AWS Cli. To print the exports, you can use: `awk '{ print "export AWS_ACCESS_KEY_ID=\"" $1 "\"\n" "export AWS_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY=\"" $2 "\"\n" "export AWS_SESSION_TOKEN=\"" $3 "\"" }'` You must adapt the command line to include: * $MFA_IDis ARN of the virtual MFA or serial number of the physical one * TTL for the credentials

Symlink all files from a base directory to a target directory
Simple and easy to remember, if it already exists then it just ignores it.

Lists all listening ports together with the PID of the associated process
The PID will only be printed if you're holding a root equivalent ID.

Convert JSON to YAML (unicode safe)
If you tried the other Python version of Convert JSON to YAML and you end up with lines that has "!!python/unicode", this version of the command is for you.

Simulate slow network connection locally
Replace 500ms by the desired delay. To remove it: sudo tc qdisc del dev lo root netem delay 500ms

Use nroff to view the man pages
Using nroff , it is possible to view the otherwise garbled man page with col command.

Easily decode unix-time (funtion)
More recent versions of the date command finally have the ability to decode the unix epoch time into a human readable date. This function makes it simple to utilize this feature quickly.

Check every URL redirect (HTTP status codes 301/302) with curl
curl -sLkIv --stderr - https://t.co/2rQjHfptZ8 -s: silences the output when piped to a different command -L: follow every redirect -k: ignores certificate errors -I: just request the headers -v: be verbose --stderr - : redirect stderr to stdout https://t.co/2rQjHfptZ8: URL to check for redirects piped to grep -i location: -i: grep target text ignoring case location: : greps every string containing "location:" piped to awk {'print $3'} prints the third column in every string piped to sed '/^$/d' removes blank lines

Get the Volume labels all bitlocker volumes had before being encrypted
Get information of volume labels of bitlocker volumes, even if they are encrypted and locked (no access to filesystem, no password provided). Note that the volume labels can have spaces, but only if you name then before encryption. Renaming a bitlocker partition after being encrypted does not have the same effect as doing it before.

check open ports without netstat or lsof


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