Hardening FreeBSD

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After a fresh install, it is important to harden the security on a server before it hits your network for use. Not only making configuration changes aid in the security of your box, but there are some practical rules to abide by. nike air max homme These are some hardening tips to make your FreeBSD box more secure and will apply to both the 5.x and 4.x branches, but I will assume you are running 5.x. If a 4.x change is different, I will note it.

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Installing Applications OpenBSD

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Watch Terminal Activity

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Have you ever had a user login to your box and then ask you for help? Or have you ever been curious as to what your users are doing on your system? The watch(8) utility will let you snoop another tty, allowing you to see what your other users are doing and even interact with them. adidas football ugg australia discount timberland homme It’s a must-have utility for every network administrator.

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Locking Your Shell

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Often times we SSH into our BSD boxes and then have to leave our stations for a little bit. If we don’t do anything special with our open terminal, that poses a serious security threat to our boxes. nike huarache asics gel kayano nike air max pas cher Wouldn’t it be nice if we could just lock the open terminal without having to close the connection? Well, we can with a built-in utility called lock(8). There is also the vlock port that I will discuss as well.

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Working With ACLs

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File servers that run Microsoft Windows will typically have the shared resources locked to some users/groups while other users/groups can have full rights on the same share. asics france UGG Bottes Pas Cher How can this be if standard permissions are generic for one user, one group, and everybody? This is accomplished with the use of Access Control Lists (ACLs) and the UNIX environment can also apply these variable permissions to files and directories. Ugg 2017 adidas en ligne asics france Not only can they support the feature, Windows clients that connect to your Samba shares will respect them as well.

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Network Configuration FreeBSD

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Network configuration in FreeBSD can be a bit difficult because there are a few different text files to edit in order for your changes to be permanent. UGG Bottes Pas Cher ugg mini bailey button adidas nmd ugg pour homme nike internationalist timberland femme Hopefully this guide will clear some things up.

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Installing Applications FreeBSD

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Change MySQL Database Location

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Setting up IMP Webmail

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When I first set up my mail server, I was faced with a dilemma — which webmail program should I use? I started out with SquirrelMail, but I soon installed vpopmail and needed a webmail client that could support virtual users. new balance soldes So, my next stop was NuralStorm, but it lacked some features I wanted. adidas nmd UGG Bottes Pas Cher I had always heard about Horde’s webmail client, but I was always afraid of it because of it’s complexity. This guide aims to ease your mind about IMP and help you install it and get it running from a base system and an updated ports tree.

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Creating Compressed Archives

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