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Required Reading: After an Exploit: mitigation and remediation

Posted 07-25-2006 at 05:05 AM by unSpawn
Updated 07-08-2011 at 05:49 PM by unSpawn (Changed URI from SecurityFocus:2006 to Symantec:2010)

After an Exploit: mitigation and remediation.
"In this article we describe a few hardening and alerting methods for Unix servers that help block vectors for various attacks, including two web-based application attacks and the brute-forcing of SSH passwords. The article then looks at what an administrator should do post-compromise."
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ldap installation problem :(

Posted 07-18-2006 at 08:05 PM by turab

Hello Friends,
its now a nightmare for me to install ldap. If anybudy tried it before kindly guide me.

[root@dlinux openldap]# rpm -q openldap

[root@dlinux openldap]# uname -r

[root@dlinux openldap]# cat /etc/openldap/slapd.conf
include /etc/openldap/schema/core.schema
include /etc/openldap/schema/cosine.schema
include /etc/openldap/schema/inetorgperson.schema...
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Nagios and Oreon (Nagios web front end) installation and Configuration

Posted 07-18-2006 at 05:00 AM by sridhar11

Nagios is a host and service monitor designed to inform you of network problems before your clients, end-users or managers do. It has been designed to run under the Linux operating system, but works fine under most *NIX variants as well. The monitoring daemon runs intermittent checks on hosts and services you specify using external "plugins" which return status information to Nagios. When problems are encountered, the daemon can send notifications out to administrative contacts in a variety...
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Kubuntu and sudo ???

Posted 07-15-2006 at 08:46 AM by bigjohn

Well I'm really starting to get pissed off with kubuntu and it's use of sudo to run/administrate things.

It would appear that the only way round this issue, is to modify the sudoers file so that only root can do stuff with sudo - which defeats the object of making it work like that i.e. if I still have to use sudo to run/administrate the system, but I've set the sudo to only be used by root, then what the bloody point of having sudo installed other than it's what "they"...
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Fedora Core Installation Hangs with Nvdia Geforce Fx 5200 Graphics Card

Posted 07-14-2006 at 08:21 AM by sudipkumarsaha

My specs are following:
A 845GL chipset based board with onboard graphics and 4x ultra AGP slot
Nvidia GeForce FX 5200 graphics card
2.4 Ghz Intel P4 presscott processor
40GB HDD, 1 CDRW and 1 DVD-Rom Drive
Onboard Sound
Onboard Sis 100/10 fast Ethernet controller
17 inch CRT Monitor
20GB for windows Xp and 20GB for Linux

I have previously installed FC3,4 and 5 with the onboard Graphics and it worked like a dream....
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