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Writing Snort Rules On EnGarde

Howto Forge - Fri, 21/12/2007 - 3:33pm

Writing Snort Rules On EnGarde

There are already tons of written Snort rules, but there just might be a time where you need to write one yourself. You can think of writing Snort rules as writing a program. They can include variables, keywords and functions. Why do we need to write rules? The reason is, without rules Snort will never detect someone trying to hack your machine. This HOWTO will give you confidence to write your own rules.

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How To Masquerade On Linux (Internet Connection Sharing)

Howto Forge - Fri, 21/12/2007 - 12:02pm

How To Masquerade On Linux (Internet Connection Sharing)

It's very simple to masquerade (internet connection sharing in Windows language ) on Linux with a few lines of iptables and ip_forward commands.

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Network Management And Monitoring With Hyperic HQ On Fedora 8

Howto Forge - Thu, 20/12/2007 - 6:50pm

Network Management And Monitoring With Hyperic HQ On Fedora 8

This document describes how to set up Hyperic HQ on Fedora 8. The resulting system provides an awesome, web-based "System ManagementSoftware". It's the next stage of classical monitoring and able to manage all kinds of operating systems, web servers, application servers and database servers.

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Sample Configuration of DRBD On CentOS 4.5

Howto Forge - Thu, 20/12/2007 - 9:12am

Sample Configuration of DRBD On CentOS 4.5

DRBD is an abbreviation of Distributed Replicated Block Device. DRBD is a block device which is designed to build high-availability clusters. This is done by mirroring a whole block device via (a dedicated) network. You could see it as a network RAID1.

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Configuring SendMail To Act As A SmartHost & To Rewrite From-Address

Howto Forge - Tue, 18/12/2007 - 4:29pm

Configuring SendMail To Act As A SmartHost & To Rewrite From-Address

This tutorial explains how to configure a sendmail server to forward all mails generated from localhost to another SMTP server for sending mails to remote recipients. Also it explains how to rewrite the from address of user@localhost.localdomain to user@example.com.

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How To Configure ISP Mail Server With Virtual Users/Domain On Centos 4.5 Using Postfix, Dovecot, MySQL, phpMyAdmin, TLS/SSL

Howto Forge - Tue, 18/12/2007 - 8:40am

How To Configure ISP Mail Server With Virtual Users/Domain On  Centos 4.5 Using Postfix, Dovecot, MySQL, phpMyAdmin, TLS/SSL

This tutorial describes how to set up a mail server where Postfix is the SMTP service, and Dovecot provides IMAP and POP services. The users are virtual and user information is stored in a MySQL database.

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How To Configure ISP Mail Server With Virtual Users/Domain On Centos 4.5 Using Postfix, Dovecot, MySQL, phpMyAdmin, TLS/SSL

Howto Forge - Tue, 18/12/2007 - 8:40am

How To Configure ISP Mail Server With Virtual Users/Domain On  Centos 4.5 Using Postfix, Dovecot, MySQL, phpMyAdmin, TLS/SSL

This tutorial describes how to set up a mail server where Postfix is the SMTP service, and Dovecot provides IMAP and POP services. The users are virtual and user information is stored in a MySQL database.

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How To Make Your Xen-PAE Kernel Work With More Than 4GB RAM (Debian Etch With GRUB)

Howto Forge - Fri, 14/12/2007 - 12:30pm

How To Make Your Xen-PAE Kernel Work With More Than 4GB RAM (Debian Etch With GRUB)

If you have a server with more than 4GB RAM and want to install a 32bit Debian Etch on it (following this tutorial: Debian Etch And Xen From The Debian Repository), you'd expect the Xen-PAE kernel to see all your RAM because the Xen-PAE kernel supports up to 64GB RAM. In fact, it recognizes only about 3.3GB RAM due to a bug in the GRUB bootloader. This article explains how you can fix GRUB so that all your RAM gets recognized.

How to configure Squid for two-factor authentication from WiKID

Howto Forge - Thu, 13/12/2007 - 9:46am

How to configure Squid for two-factor authentication from WiKID

In this guide we will show how Squid can be configured to support two-factor authentication from a WiKID server, allowing users to be centrally authenticated, but their requests still distributed for efficiency.

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Installation Guide: CentOS 5.1 Desktop

Howto Forge - Wed, 12/12/2007 - 5:31pm

Installation Guide: CentOS 5.1 Desktop

This document describes how to set up a CentOS 5.1 desktop. The result is a fast, secure and extendable system that provides all you need for daily work and entertainment.

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Samba Domaincontroller For Small Workgroups With SWAT On Fedora 8

Howto Forge - Tue, 11/12/2007 - 5:11pm

Samba Domaincontroller For Small Workgroups With SWAT On Fedora 8

This document describes how to set up and configure a Samba Domaincontroller for small workgroups (up to 250 users) on Fedora 8 with the Samba Web Administration Tool. The resulting system provides an easy to manage domaincontroller for your Windows network.

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Setting Up ProFTPd + TLS On Debian Etch

Howto Forge - Mon, 10/12/2007 - 6:17pm

Setting Up ProFTPd + TLS On Debian Etch

FTP is a very insecure protocol because all passwords and all data are transferred in clear text. By using TLS, the whole communication can be encrypted, thus making FTP much more secure. This article explains how to set up ProFTPd with TLS on a Debian Etch server.

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Creating A Google Mashup: Getting Hyperic HQ Alerts On Your Google Page

Howto Forge - Fri, 07/12/2007 - 10:04am

Creating A Google Mashup: Getting Hyperic HQ Alerts On Your Google Page

This step-by-step document will guide you in creating a Google Mashup, so that RSS alerts from Hyperic HQ appear on your Google home page. This document is intended for current/ prospective users of Hyperic HQ (either Network administrators or other users who have limited or no experience with HQ). After following the step-by-step instructions in this HOWTO, you should be set up and get your first Hyperic HQ RSS alerts on your Google page.

CentOS 5.1 Server Setup: LAMP, Email, DNS, FTP, ISPConfig (a.k.a. The Perfect Server)

Howto Forge - Wed, 05/12/2007 - 5:11pm

CentOS 5.1 Server Setup: LAMP, Email, DNS, FTP, ISPConfig (a.k.a. The Perfect Server)

This tutorial shows how to set up a CentOS 5.1 based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and web hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Dovecot POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc. This tutorial is written for the 32-bit version of CentOS 5.1, but should apply to the 64-bit version with very little modifications as well.

Setting Up An NFS Server And Client On Debian Etch

Howto Forge - Tue, 04/12/2007 - 4:08pm

Setting Up An NFS Server And Client On Debian Etch

This guide explains how to set up an NFS server and an NFS client on Debian Etch. NFS stands for Network File System; through NFS, a client can access (read, write) a remote share on an NFS server as if it was on the local hard disk.

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VMware Server 1.04 Guest Fix

Howto Forge - Tue, 04/12/2007 - 10:52am

VMware Server 1.04 Guest Fix

This document describes how to fix the guest support for some Linux distributions, like Fedora 8, in VMware Server 1.04.

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Creating Your Own Custom Ubuntu 7.10 Or Linux Mint 4.0 Live-CD With Remastersys

Howto Forge - Mon, 03/12/2007 - 4:48pm

Creating Your Own Custom Ubuntu 7.10 Or Linux Mint 4.0 Live-CD With Remastersys

This guide shows how you can create a Live-CD from your Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon or Linux Mint 4.0 system with a tool called remastersys. Remastersys is available in the Linux Mint romeo repository. You can customize your Ubuntu/Linux Mint system and then let remastersys create an iso image of it which you can then burn onto a CD/DVD.

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