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Chroot Apache



By: DamianMyerscough

March 28, 2008 5:55 am

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The process of chrooting the Apache web server is very tedious having to find all dependencies that Apache relies on. However, this process can be much simpler using the Apache module mod_security.

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Linux LVM (Logical Volume Management)



By: DamianMyerscough

March 7, 2008 3:17 pm

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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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Rotating the favorite icon



By: DamianMyerscough

February 27, 2008 6:02 am

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Script to randomly rotate the favicon.ico file.

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Forcing users to change their password



By: DamianMyerscough

February 21, 2008 1:22 am

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

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Generating Self Signed SSL Certificates



By: DamianMyerscough

February 19, 2008 9:02 am

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

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PAM (Pluggable Authentication Module) Tricks



By: DamianMyerscough

February 14, 2008 6:50 am

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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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PAM (Pluggable Authentication Module) USB Authentication



By: DamianMyerscough

February 12, 2008 5:46 am

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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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SSH (Secure Shell) Tricks III



By: DamianMyerscough

February 11, 2008 7:16 am

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This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series SSH (Secure Shell) Tricks

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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SSH (Secure Shell) Tricks II



By: DamianMyerscough

February 5, 2008 8:23 pm

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This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series SSH (Secure Shell) Tricks

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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Xen Basics



By: DamianMyerscough

January 30, 2008 6:40 pm

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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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