Qmail with smtp-auth, vpopmail, binc-imap and qmailAdmin

General Information

Hosting your own e-mail is a handy thing. This guide will show you how to set up a secure mail server using qmail, vpopmail, qmailAdmin for user management, and smtp-auth so only valid users can send mail.

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Setting up a Postfix Mail Forwarder

Introduction

If you run a groupware email server on your LAN like Microsoft Exchange, Lotus Notes, or similar, setting up a secure mail forwarder is a good alternative to opening port 25 from the Internet directly to your LAN server. Typically with these servers, you don’t want to put them on a DMZ segment for performance reasons, but you have to let in email from the Internet. Opening a port to these servers, and into your LAN, can be risky.

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Secure Apache 1.3

General Information

Apache is the most popular web server in use today. But, not everybody that sets up their Apache server takes the necessary steps to secure it properly from intruders. This guide will show you some good security changes to make to your Apache installation.

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Installing PostgreSQL

General Information

Postgre is a very powerful SQL server that’s known for it’s reliability, scaleability, and ability to deliver. I felt it necessary to dig deeper in to the other SQL servers out there; PostgreSQL ended up impressing me the most.

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Install Apache2

General Information

Installing a web serving application is usually one of the most essential things on a FreeBSD server. In this short tutorial, I shall explain the basics of installing and configuring Apache 2.0.52 (will also work with previous builds of Apache 2.x but you should be using the latest version).

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Samba as a WINS/NetBIOS Server

General Information

This guide explains how to setup Samba to be the network WINS/NetBIOS server and win every network browser election (for when two or more XP machines are on the same network and access is denied constantly comes up while trying to browse the network). This guide assumes you already have Samba installed from the ports tree.

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Qmail, Courier Imap (with SSL), Vpopmail, and Squirrelmail

General Information

Hosting your own e-mail is a handy thing. This guide will show you how to set up a secure mail server using qmail, vpopmail, qmailAdmin for user management, and smtp-auth so only valid users can send mail.

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Protect Apache Directories

General Information

In order to password protect a website, or part of a website, we need to create a .htaccess file and a .htpasswd file. These are the files that Apache reads from to see who is allowed in the site. This guide will show you how to setup a website directory with password protection.

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Setting up Samba

General Information

Just how do you get your Windows machines to access your FreeBSD server and printers? The trick is with Samba. Here I’m going to show you how to setup Samba so your server will appear in ‘My Network Places’ and configured for user account access.

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