Write 3 somewhat simple scripts / programs in any language, combination of languages, and/or software. Please tell me the task you are trying to accomplish in the scripts.
1. A script that will allow you to scan all the computers on your local private subnet to identify open ports.
2. A script that will allow mounting of remote file systems on a single command
3. A script to backup, compress, & upload important files, MBR, and partition information