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Secure your Linux Servers

October 19, 2009 by admin  
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Securing a linux server is a continuous job as new types of exploits are discovered almost everday. Here, we tried to collect a number of quick guides that will help you securing your linux box.However, this guide covers only basic linux server security tips intended for linux learners. I am writing this guide assuming that [...]

Hardening/Securing SSHD (Secure SHell Daemon)

October 18, 2009 by admin  
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A quick guide on how to secure your sshd. Hope it helps. Step 1: First of all we need to make a regular user, since we are disabling direct root login: adduser admin && passwd admin Step 2: Backup your current sshd_config mv /etc/ssh/sshd_config /etc/ssh/sshd_config.bak Step 3: Create a new sshd_config file