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Start eth0 at boot Red Hat | CentOS

Published on 2012/07/19, by in linux, sysadmin.

Start eth0 at boot Red Hat | CentOS | To have eth0 start at boot, edit the following file: $ sudo nano /etc/sysconfig/network-scripts/ifcfg-eth0 Change ONBOOT to “yes” DEVICE=”eth0″ BOOTPROTO=”dhcp” HWADDR=”08:00:27:CE:54:D9″ NM_CONTROLLED=”yes” ONBOOT=”yes” Done!

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linuxlifecycle.com | Support Life Cycles for Enterprise Linux Distributions

Published on 2012/07/14, by in linux, sysadmin.

linuxlifecycle.com | Support Life Cycles for Enterprise Linux Distributions | Presenting linuxlifecycle.com! A simple clear site which displays the current support cycle or life cycle of major Linux distributions. http://linuxlifecycle.com Corrections and feedback welcome,

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Create HTML Reports with Nikto Web Server Scanner

Published on 2012/07/12, by in linux, sysadmin.

Create HTML Reports with Nikto Web Server Scanner | The open source web server scanner Nikto can create excellent HTML reports. I’ll show you how! In your nikto scan options, use tack capital F htm to signify the output format as html. Below is an example command: $ nikto -h example.com -Display V -F htm -output niktoscan.html Click to view an example HTML report

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Protect Against XSS by Enabling HttpOnly for Linux Apache PHP

Published on 2012/07/08, by in linux, sysadmin.

Protect Against XSS by Enabling HttpOnly for Linux Apache PHP | HttpOnly is a session cookie flag created to protect against cross site scripting and theft of session cookies. For good security, this should be enabled for PHP running under Apache especially for sites such as WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, and other popular PHP-based web applications. OWASP has some information on HttpOnly. I’ll show you how to

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How to Install OSSEC on Red Hat or CentOS 6

Published on 2012/07/08, by in linux, sysadmin.

How to Install OSSEC on Red Hat or CentOS 6 | OSSEC is an open source centralized log monitoring and notification system. OSSEC is often used to meet PCI Compliance central logging and intrusion monitoring requirements with a free and self-managed solution. OSSEC monitors all types of logs such as syslog, apache, maillogs, mysql logs, ftp logs, cisco IOS logs, and more. I’ll show you how

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Ubuntu Server MOTD Include Security Updates

Published on 2012/07/07, by in linux, sysadmin.

Ubuntu Server MOTD Include Security Updates | Ubuntu Server can display outstanding package and security updates as the MOTD when logging in locally or via ssh. I’ll show you how! To enable this feature, install the following package: $ sudo apt-get install update-notifier-common The terminal output will look as below: $ ssh user@example.com Linux example.com 3.0.18-linode43 #1 SMP Mon Jan 30 11:44:09

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Create HTML reports with nmap

Published on 2012/07/03, by in linux, sysadmin.

Create HTML reports with nmap | nmap can actually create very good html reports. I’ll show you how! Below is a one-liner command that will scan and create an html file for all open ports and services. This example happens to be a scan of my home network with a few VirtualBox VMs started to add to the mix. I use

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GUI for sqlmap

Published on 2012/07/02, by in linux, sysadmin.

GUI for sqlmap | An excellent python based GUI for sqlmap is available here: https://code.google.com/p/gui-for-sqlmap/ On Debian or Ubuntu, here is how to install: $ sudo apt-get install python-tk python2.7 sakura $ git clone git://github.com/sqlmapproject/sqlmap.git $ cd sqlmap $ wget http://gui-for-sqlmap.googlecode.com/files/sqm-17612.zip $ unzip sqm-17612.zip $ python2.7 sqm.pyw Cool!

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Oracle Enterprise Linux – Free Public Yum Repository

Published on 2012/06/29, by in linux, sysadmin.

Oracle Enterprise Linux – Free Public Yum Repository | Oracle provides a free public yum update repository for package and security updates to Oracle Enterprise Linux. No support contract is required and likewise no support is provided. See this page for details: http://public-yum.oracle.com/ Oracle Enterprise Linux is available for free from oracle.com. A valid login account is required and can be made temporarily with

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Display System Monitoring Information with phpSysInfo

Published on 2012/06/20, by in linux, sysadmin.

Display System Monitoring Information with phpSysInfo | phpSysInfo is an awesome PHP script that displays system and other monitoring information for Linux. phpSysInfo pulls data from /proc and other locations to display on an easy to read page. On Ubuntu or Debian, install phpsysinfo with: $ sudo apt-get install phpsysinfo The config file is then located in: /etc/phpsysinfo/config.php Debian / Ubuntu Security

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