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Old 05-30-2005, 01:34 AM   #1
danielanson
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New to FreeBSD. which Ports??


I am fairly new to FreeBSD, can anyone give me a set of common security ports that I could install that would be useful???

ive installed

/usr/ports/security/portaudit and logcheck and snort and sslwrap.

Thx
 
Old 05-30-2005, 07:13 PM   #2
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What would you install on any other OS? The same software is probably available on FBSD too.
 
Old 06-01-2005, 09:55 AM   #3
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Yea really it's a matter of preference and what you plan on doing with freeBSD that decides what ports you should install, since you are talking about security you could always install things such as Tripwire which is a file system integrity tool, Or Installing and configuring iptables isnt a bad idea although I think ipfw comes ready to go if you feel like making rules for that. There is always snort if you plan on using an IDS. Other then that I cant think of anything generic that would suit someones needs. Everything is really specific to what you plan on doing with your instalation.
 
Old 06-01-2005, 04:06 PM   #4
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Just an FYI -- iptables is a linux thing
 
Old 06-01-2005, 10:39 PM   #5
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If you feel you have nothing to do/install , do the following
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cd /usr/ports;make install clean
, it will keep you busy for a while
 
Old 06-02-2005, 02:33 PM   #6
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haha that doesnt sound like a good idea from a security prospective!

Thanx for the info didnt know iptables was strickly linux
 
  


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