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SUSE and Secure Boot: The Details



By: Vojtěch Pavlík

August 9, 2012 7:56 pm

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In the previous posts, UEFI Secure Boot and Our Planned Approach to Secure Boot, Olaf Kirch has introduced you into the topic of UEFI Secure Boot and the basics of our approach to implementing it in SUSE. In this post, I’ll lead you through the technical details of our Secure Boot plan. So be prepared …

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Our Planned Approach to Secure Boot



By: okir

August 8, 2012 10:13 am

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In this follow-on blog to UEFI Secure Boot, I will describe our plans towards UEFI Secure Boot. Note that when we say “SUSE”, we really mean two very distinct distributions -  SUSE Linux Enterprise on one hand, and openSUSE on the other hand. The latter, being a  community project, is rather independent in their decisions …

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UEFI Secure Boot



By: okir

August 7, 2012 4:51 pm

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In case you don’t know what this blog is talking about: UEFI is the “Unified Extensible Firmware Interface”, and “Secure Boot” is one of its more recent features that is generating a bit of a stir in the Open Source world. At SUSE, we have been looking at UEFI Secure Boot long and hard. On …

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Encrypting Container Files in SLES 10 and SLES 11

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By: mfaris01

January 20, 2011 4:40 pm

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There are endless documents, articles, editorials and such, on data security and encryption. Views and opinions fly over which methods are better than others and why.

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How to WebDAV over SSL using LDAP Authentication with Apache Web Server



By: susethailand

December 8, 2009 12:07 pm

Reads: 5313

How to WebDAV over SSL using LDAP Authentication with Apache Web Server.

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SUDO or not SU

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By: maggot62

July 22, 2009 5:41 pm

Reads: 1544

If you have a group of administrators who need root access to your Linux servers or desktops, consider assigning rights through SUDO rather than giving them the root password.

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Categories: Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Technical Solutions

Further Securing OpenSuSE 11.1 Against SSH Script Attacks

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By: dgersic

May 29, 2009 1:02 pm

Reads: 1202

Detecting and blocking scripted attacks on the SSH daemon.

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Categories: openSUSE, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop

LJDT: RPM Package Verification and Repair



By: ab

April 3, 2009 4:05 pm

Reads: 862

This entry is part 1 of 10 in the series LJDT - Linux Just Does That

What do you do when you inadvertently change permissions on a bunch of files/directories in your filesystem without meaning to? How do you recover? What software do I need to buy to repair all the applications in my system?? It’s time for the first article in the “Linux Just Does That” series.

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Thunderbird and Enigmail Integration



By: ab

March 31, 2009 2:04 pm

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Sharing information has always been something I felt was important. Knowing the source of data one receives is also important. Setting up Thunderbird to provide the ability to sign data in a non-repudiated way is easier than it sounds like it should be. Doing so lets those who receive what you post/send/publish know it came from you and not another posing as you.

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USENIX Magazine research recognizes openSUSE infrastructure security



By: flucifredi

March 17, 2009 5:04 pm

Reads: 105

USENIX report highlights security of the openSUSE upgrade stack in comparison to major community alternatives.

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