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1. Login to your Customer portal 2 Select appropriate subscription from drop down menu (located at top right of the interface). 3. Select your Cloud Server subscription and click on "Server Management". 4. Start the firewall (enable the firewall rules...
Hi , Chkrootkit is a classic rootkit scanner. It checks our server for suspicious rootkit processes and checks for a list of known rootkit files. INSTALL CHKROOTKIT *********************** Download the source file and install manually: =========...
Hi , To disable recursion on the DNS server using the Windows interface 1. Open DNS Manager. In the console tree, right-click the applicable DNS server, then click Properties. DNS/applicable DNS server 2. Click the Advanced tab. In Server opt...
Hi , When a user logged in as root, an unattended login session may pose a significant security risk. To reduce this risk you can configure the system to automatically logout idel users after a fixed period of time. 1.Make sure the screen package is i...
This article is to address NTP-Based attack. If your VPS or Cloud Infra are exploited, please kindly do the following to secure your environment: * If you run ntpd, upgrading to the latest version, which removes the "monlist" command that is used f...
1. Login to server. 2. Edit the /etc/ssh/sshd_config file as below. #Port 22 ====>>> Port 8288 (port number you want to change) 3. Restart the ssh service using systemctl restart sshd.service 4. Please enable the SSH port in the firewall using bel...
To disable recursion for DNS, please follow the steps depending on your operating system (Linux or Windows): DISABLE RECURSION FOR WINDOWS 2003 OR WINDOWS 2008 * Click on START MENU -> ADMINISTRATIVE TOOLS -> DNS MANAGER * Right click on the D...
1. Login to your server via ssh and let's start CSF installation by retrieving the package files using wget command 2. wget source file (Use trusted download) 3. Unpack the archive 4.Navigate to the uncomperssed csf directory: cd csf 5. Run the...
Hi , Clam Av is an open source (GPL) antivirus engine designed for detecting viruses, malware and other malicious threats on Linux. This article contain the steps to to install and configuration of ClamAV on your CentOS 6 server. INSTALL CLAMAV ON CEN...
Hi , Most Linux servers offer an SSH login via Port 22 for remote administration purposes. This port is a well-known port, therefore, it is often attacked by brute force attacks. Fail2ban is a software that scans log files for brute force login attempts...
Openswan is an open source, user space IPsec implementation available in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6/7. It employs the key establishment protocol IKE (Internet Key Exchange) v1 and v2, implemented as a user-level daemon. Openswan interfaces with the Linux ...
Hi , Security is most important aspect in internet. Outsiders can monitor internet traffic between your computer and the web. Here the importance of VPN comes. VPN, or virtual private network, is a secure method of connecting remote internet resources...
Hi , Tripwire is a host based Intrusion detection system for Linux. Tripwire monitors Linux system to detect and report any unauthorized changes to the files anddirectories.Tripwire constantly and automatically, keeps your critical system files and repo...
Hi, This Linux based firewall is controlled by the program called iptables to handles filtering for IPv4, and ip6tables handles filtering for IPv6. This article lists most the commands which help to manage IPtables in linux . 1: DISPLAYING THE STATUS ...
Hi, Port Knocking is a technique used to secure connections or port access from unwanted users. Using this technique we maintain one or more previously configured ports closed and these will only be opened using a sequence of requests to a number of por...
This article will show you how to set up VPN connection in Windows 7. Requirements: Before you start, you will need to ensure that you have a stable internet connection. How to set up VPN connection in Windows 7? 1. Click the Start button. In the ...
Hi , Snort is a network intrusion detection system for both UNIX and Windows. This article describes how to install snort in a linux based operationg system. 1.Download the latest snort source file wget source url (Use trusted download). 2.Extar...
Hi , IPTraf is a console-based network monitoring utility. IPTraf gathers data like TCP connection packet and byte counts, interface statistics and activity indicators, TCP/UDP traffic breakdowns, and LAN station packet and byte counts. 1.Installation...
Hi, Linux Malware Detect (LMD) is a malware scanner for Linux released under the GNU GPLv2 license, that is designed around the threats faced in shared hosted environments. It uses threat data from network edge intrusion detection systems to extract mal...
Hi , Lynis is a security auditing tool for Linux based systems. It performs a detailed auditing of many security aspects and configurations of your system. Installation procedure ====================== 1.Download the latest Lynis source file ***...
Hi , ModSecurity is a web application firewall and it provide protection against various attacks to our web applications. It monitors HTTP traffic and performs real time analysis. This article brefly explains how to install modsecurity in linux based ...
Hi, Password aging is a technique to defend against bad password within an organization.Password aging means that after a specific period of time the user prompted to create a new password.The theory behind this is that if the user is forced to change p...
Hi , A Real-time Antivirus Engine that can be used for on-demand scan of Linux system/servers and its "Sophos Antivirus for Linux . 1. Download the Sophos Antivirussource files to the server. ****************************************** wget source ...
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