By: DamianMyerscough

March 7, 2008 3:17 pm

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Linux LVM (Logical Volume Management)

In this article we will cover some of the basics of LVM (Logical Volume Management). We will look at configuring LVM from the command line and we will also look at resizing volumes.

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By: DamianMyerscough

February 21, 2008 1:22 am

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Forcing users to change their password

Damian Myerscough shares a few tips on how to force users to change their passwords.

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By: DamianMyerscough

February 19, 2008 9:02 am

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Generating Self Signed SSL Certificates

Damian Myerscough shares an easy way to create self signed SSL certificates.

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By: DamianMyerscough

February 14, 2008 6:50 am

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PAM (Pluggable Authentication Module) Tricks

Damian Myerscough explains how to configure PAM modules to help tighten the security on your system. Learn how to set up password policies, place limits on certain resources, and set time restrictions.

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By: DamianMyerscough

February 12, 2008 5:46 am

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PAM (Pluggable Authentication Module) USB Authentication

In this article we are going to look at setting up a USB device to perform authentication using the pam_usb PAM module. pam_usb provides authentication for Linux using standard USB devices and other type of media i.e. (SD, MMC, etc).

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By: DamianMyerscough

February 11, 2008 7:16 am

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SSH (Secure Shell) Tricks III

Here’s part 3 of Damian Myerscough’s series on SSH Tricks. Learn how to compile the latest version of OpenSSH, restrict users and groups access to the SSH daemon, disconnect idle users, and more…

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By: DamianMyerscough

February 5, 2008 8:23 pm

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SSH (Secure Shell) Tricks II

This article is part two of SSH tricks. In this article we will take a look at public key authentication, building a list of known hosts using the ssh-keyscan utility, and installing the DenyHosts package to help defend against brute force attacks.

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By: DamianMyerscough

January 30, 2008 6:40 pm

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Xen Basics

This article by Damian Myerscough covers the basics of using Xen, such as creating virtual machines via the command line, using virtual manager, and more…

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By: DamianMyerscough

January 18, 2008 3:50 pm

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SSH (Secure Shell) Tricks

Damian Myerscough shares some basic and advanced tricks with the SSH daemon along with some tips on how to tighten the security.

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By: DamianMyerscough

December 27, 2007 9:43 am

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Basic iptables Tutorial

If you’re looking for information on how to use iptables, check out this tutorial from Damian Myerscough. He shares several examples on how to use iptables via the command line.

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