By: DamianMyerscough

August 29, 2008 9:41 am

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Securing Apache Web Server with mod_security 2.5.6

The Apache web server is the most popular web server on the Internet today holding a "52.65% market share for top servers across all domains August 1995 - July 2007" (Netcraft, 2008). Apache is a possible gateway for malicious users to gather sensitive data and/or perform attacks against other hosts from your web […]

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By: DamianMyerscough

August 22, 2008 10:32 am

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Software RAID

In this article we are going to look at installing and configuring software RAID (Redundant Arrays of Inexpensive Disks) from the command line. RAID provides a great level of performance and reliability as data can be mirrored across multiple disks which allows your data to be access even if another disk is failing. In this […]

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By: DamianMyerscough

August 8, 2008 1:09 pm

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Linux Command Line I

In this article we will look at working with Linux from the command line. We will look at some of the common commands used to utilized the SUSE Linux Enterprise distribution. The tasks that will be covered in this document are; managing files and directories, finding files, getting help, redirecting I/O and command chaining. This […]

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By: DamianMyerscough

July 18, 2008 3:26 pm

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Linux Scheduling

Linux Scheduling In this article we are going to look at how to schedule tasks using the at daemon and the cron daemon, we will also look into limiting what users can schedule tasks. The cron and 'at' daemon are both used for scheduling tasks but are both used different. For example, the at daemon […]

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By: DamianMyerscough

July 11, 2008 7:51 am

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Setting up a PXE Boot Server

Setting up a PXE Boot server In this article we will look at how to setup and configure a PXE (Preboot Execution Environment) boot server. A PXE boot server can be very useful for a variety of tasks, e.g. Speed up the installation of a distribution because you don't have to change the media […]

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By: DamianMyerscough

July 3, 2008 6:39 pm

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Managing NTFS Partitions

In this article we will look at how to manage NTFS partitions we will look at how to mount NTFS partitions, have the partition automatically mounted at boot up, clone a NTFS partition and how to recover deleted files that may have been deleted accidentally. The NTFS (New Technology File System) is a propitiatory file […]

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By: DamianMyerscough

June 27, 2008 1:55 pm

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DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol)

In this article we are going to look at setting up and configuring a DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) server using SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1. We will also look at configuring DHCP to reserving IP (Internet Protocol) addresses for certain machines, set clients DNS (Domain Name System) details and view what machines have […]

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By: DamianMyerscough

June 26, 2008 4:06 pm

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Syslog-ng – SSH Logging

"The syslog-ng application is a flexible and highly scalable system logging application that is ideal for creating centralized logging solutions. The main features of syslog-ng are; reliable log transfer, secure logging using SSL/TLS, IPv4 and IPv6 support and many others" (Syslog-ng, 2008). Problem In SUSE Linux Enterprise server you may have noticed that the […]

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By: DamianMyerscough

June 19, 2008 5:33 pm

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MySQL Replication

MySQL Replication In this article we will look at how to configure MySQL replication. I will assume you have already installed the MySQL package from the SUSE Linux Enterprise DVD/CD. The topics that we will cover in this article are creating a database that will be replicated by a slave server, configuring a master server, […]

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By: DamianMyerscough

June 19, 2008 12:19 pm

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Download Kernel Source

This script will download the latest vanilla kernel source, ChangeLog and signature file and sort them into the appropriate directories. The script also checks to see if the source file has been tampered with and also emails you when a new kernel has been downloaded. This script requires the GPG from the kernel.org website […]

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