LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Security
User Name
Password
Linux - Security This forum is for all security related questions.
Questions, tips, system compromises, firewalls, etc. are all included here.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 04-28-2001, 07:51 PM   #1
johncla
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2001
Location: Arkansas,US
Posts: 33

Rep: Reputation: 15

I am trying to educate myself a little on network and internet security. I recently came across Trinux. My question is if I use the distro at work on the network, will it cause problems or raise red flags with the network or the network administrator. I wont be using trinux or any of the applications available for devious purposes. I just do not have much time at home and need to utilize my time at work. I liked to learn as much as I can (hands on) while I can. Any comments or suggestions are greatly appreciated.
 
Old 04-29-2001, 06:43 AM   #2
ugge
Senior Member
 
Registered: Dec 2000
Location: Gothenburg, SWEDEN
Distribution: OpenSUSE 10.3
Posts: 1,028

Rep: Reputation: 45
As Trinux loads to memory and doesn't install on your hard drive it wont change your workstation. However your network administrator might get suspicious to your activity. Start to wonder why you are port scanning etc. Check with your administrator to see that it's clear.
 
Old 04-30-2001, 02:44 AM   #3
raz
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2001
Location: London
Posts: 408

Rep: Reputation: 31
I agree with Ugge,

For example if you ran this on one of my networked systems, my intrusion detection system would notice the system going into promiscuous mode and notify me, thus causing me to come around with a baseball bat. 8-)

Also don't forget once you start sniffing or scanning a HUBed network, the network will start to crawl.

/Raz
 
Old 04-30-2001, 06:40 AM   #4
johncla
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2001
Location: Arkansas,US
Posts: 33

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Thanks

just wanted to say thanks for the reply guys i know it was a somewhat ignorant question. None the less thanks.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Trinux: cant find ethernet matazar42 Linux - Distributions 1 01-19-2005 06:26 PM
Trinux johncla Linux - Networking 1 05-04-2001 08:02 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Security

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:12 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration