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Ubuntu

Getting Started with Firewall Builder

Post date: August 14, 2009, 17:08 Category: Software Views: 2249 Comments
Tutorial quote: This guide presents an introduction to Firewall Builder. Firewall Builder (also known as fwbuilder) is a GUI firewall configuration and management tool that supports iptables, ipfilter, pf, ipfw, Cisco PIX (FWSM, ASA) and Cisco IOS extended access lists.
Linux

Using iptables to rate-limit incoming connections

Post date: December 16, 2005, 22:12 Category: Network Views: 3486 Comments
Tutorial quote: There are times when you have to allow arbitary incoming connections, when you are travelling for example.

In these situations you can open up your system to allow incoming connections and be the target of a dictionary attack - literally a machine trying to connect and login over and over again using usernames and passwords from a dictionary.

In this situation you can create a collection of firewalling rules which will deny access from remote clients who attempt to connect "too many" times.
Coyote+Linux

Building A Linux Router

Post date: February 26, 2007, 07:02 Category: Miscellaneous Views: 8082 Comments
Tutorial quote: Building a reliable, full-featured broadband router can be very easy and cost-efficient. This article is about building one for routing a LAN to the Internet with NAT (Network Address Translation -- Linux users also call it as IP Masquerading) using an old computer and a Linux micro-distribution designed to have very low hardware requirements. We'll end up having a very simple and stable system, yet featuring e.g. iptables based stateful firewalling and remote administration.
Linux

How to configure Linux as Internet Gateway for small office

Post date: February 17, 2009, 08:02 Category: Network Views: 5400 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial shows how to set up network-address-translation (NAT) on a Linux system with iptables rules so that the system can act as a gateway and provide internet access to multiple hosts on a local network using a single public IP address. This is achieved by rewriting the source and/or destination addresses of IP packets as they pass through the NAT system.
OpenSUSE

Preventing Brute Force Attacks With Fail2ban On OpenSUSE 10.3

Post date: October 15, 2007, 06:10 Category: Security Views: 5974 Comments
Tutorial quote: In this article I will show how to install and configure fail2ban on an OpenSUSE 10.3 system. Fail2ban is a tool that observes login attempts to various services, e.g. SSH, FTP, SMTP, Apache, etc., and if it finds failed login attempts again and again from the same IP address or host, fail2ban stops further login attempts from that IP address/host by blocking it with an iptables firewall rule.
Debian

Preventing Brute Force Attacks With Fail2ban On Debian Etch

Post date: May 1, 2007, 21:05 Category: Security Views: 4231 Comments
Tutorial quote: In this article I will show how to install and configure fail2ban on a Debian Etch system. Fail2ban is a tool that observes login attempts to various services, e.g. SSH, FTP, SMTP, Apache, etc., and if it finds failed login attempts again and again from the same IP address or host, fail2ban stops further login attempts from that IP address/host by blocking it with an iptables firewall rule.
Debian

Complete Debian Linux Server Setup Guide

Post date: March 15, 2006, 00:03 Category: Installing Views: 5277 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial includes debian Installation,FTP Server Setup,Webserver Setup,Samba Server Setup,Database Server Setup,time clock sync server,
Mail Server Configuration,VNC Server setup,Proxy Server Setup,SSH Server Setup,tftp Server Setup,DHCP Server Setup,
IPtables Configuration,DNS Server Setup,Firewalls configuration,Backup configuration
Debian

Preventing Brute Force Attacks With BlockHosts On Debian Etch

Post date: September 30, 2007, 09:09 Category: Security Views: 4053 Comments
Tutorial quote: In this article I will show how to install and configure BlockHosts on a Debian Etch system. BlockHosts is a Python tool that observes login attempts to various services, e.g. SSH, FTP, etc., and if it finds failed login attempts again and again from the same IP address or host, it stops further login attempts from that IP address/host. By default, BlockHosts supports services that use TCP_WRAPPERS, such as SSH, i.e. services, that use /etc/hosts.allow or /etc/hosts.deny, but it can also block other services using iproute or iptables.
FreeBSD

Working with gmirror on a Sun Fire X2100 (part 2)

Post date: August 29, 2006, 15:08 Category: System Views: 3461 Comments
Tutorial quote: Editorial note: This is the followup to Greg's previous piece, and continues where part one left off. It is recommended that you read and understand the content presented in part one before attempting any of the procedures documented here. Now without further ado...
Debian

Howto setup DHCP Server and Dynamic DNS with BIND in Debian

Post date: July 27, 2008, 18:07 Category: Network Views: 7331 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial will explain Howto setup DHCP Server and Dynamic DNS with BIND in Debian.
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