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How To Set Up A TOR Middlebox Routing All VirtualBox Virtual Machine Traffic Over The TOR Network

How To Set Up A TOR Middlebox Routing All VirtualBox Virtual Machine Traffic Over The TOR Network

This tutorial will show you how to reroute all traffic for a virtual machine through the Tor network to ensure anonymity. It assumes a standalone machine with a Linux OS, and VirtualBox installed. In this case, we'll be using Ubuntu on the host machine.

Hardening Postfix For ISPConfig 3

Hardening Postfix For ISPConfig 3

The goal of this tutorial is to harden the mail server postfix used by ISPConfig for internet mail servers where authenticated users are trusted. With this setup you will reject a great amount of spam before it passes into your mail queue, saving a lot of system resources and making your mail server strong against spammers and spam botnets.

Virtual Users And Domains With Postfix, Courier, MySQL And SquirrelMail (CentOS 6.2 x86_64)

Virtual Users And Domains With Postfix, Courier, MySQL And SquirrelMail (CentOS 6.2 x86_64)

This document describes how to install a Postfix mail server that is based on virtual users and domains, i.e. users and domains that are in a MySQL database. I'll also demonstrate the installation and configuration of Courier, so that Courier can authenticate against the same MySQL database Postfix uses. The resulting Postfix server is capable of SMTP-AUTH and TLS and quota. Passwords are stored in encrypted form in the database. In addition to that, this tutorial covers the installation of Amavisd, SpamAssassin, ClamAV and SquirrelMail.

AVG Antivirus For Linux/FreeBSD Plus Postfix Mail Server

AVG Antivirus For Linux/FreeBSD Plus Postfix Mail Server

This document describes how to deploy AVG Antivirus for Linux/FreeBSD to a Postfix mail server. It is usable for AVG version 8.5, 10 and 2012.

Web Filtering On Squid 3 With QuintoLabs Content Security 1.4 And Windows Active Directory Integration

Web Filtering On Squid 3 With QuintoLabs Content Security 1.4 And Windows Active Directory Integration

This HOWTO will show you how to set up a Squid proxy server deployed on CentOS or RedHat 6 Linux with web and content filtering done by QuintoLabs Content Security with proxy users transparently authenticated by Windows 2008 R2 based Active Directory. This is the work in progress and all comments are welcomed. The HOWTO is targeted at novice users and may sometimes seem too thorough for more advanced gurus. No compilation magic will be involved in our setup so any system administrator accustomed to Windows will be able to easily follow the instructions.

Configuring CAS On Ubuntu For Two-Factor Authentication With WiKID

Configuring CAS On Ubuntu For Two-Factor Authentication With WiKID

Single sign-on is a great technology. Requiring users to login to multiple applications is huge hassle, encourages password reuse and simple passwords. Security needs to focus on usability. If you can make a user's life better while increasing security, everybody wins. In this how-to we will set up the open-source CAS SSO product with the WiKID Strong Authentication Server for two-factor authentication for sessions and mutual https authentication for host authentication. Obviously using two-factor authentication for the login increases security because the user must have the factors to get access, in this case, knowledge of the PIN and possession of the private key embedded in the token. The CAS server is running on Ubuntu 11.04 Server and is using Radius to talk to the WiKID Strong Authentication Server Enterprise Edition.

How To Encrypt Mails With SSL Certificates (S/MIME)

How To Encrypt Mails With SSL Certificates (S/MIME)

This article is about how to use the S/MIME encryption function of common e-mail clients to sign and/or encrypt your mails safely. S/MIME uses SSL certificates which you can either create yourself or let a trusted certificate authority (CA) create one for you.

Installing Maia Mailguard On Debian Squeeze (Virtual Users/Domains With Postfix/MySQL)

Installing Maia Mailguard On Debian Squeeze (Virtual Users/Domains With Postfix/MySQL)

This guide explains how to install Maia Mailguard, a spam and virus management system, on a Debian Squeeze mailserver. Maia Mailguard is a web-based interface and management system based on the popular amavisd-new email scanner and SpamAssassin. Written in Perl and PHP, Maia Mailguard gives end-users control over how their mail is processed by virus scanners and spam filters, while giving mail administrators the power to configure site-wide defaults and limits.

Stronghenge Application Firewall

Stronghenge Application Firewall

Stronghenge is an Out-of-Band Application Firewall that can inspect both HTTP and HTTPS traffic for attacks against your web applications. Since Stronghenge's detection engine is based off of the most widely deployed IDS/IPS technology worldwide, Snort, it's easy to start using. Additionally, since it's an Out- of-Band solution it requires little to no modification to your existing network. With Snort's powerful regular expression support, you can implement a positive or negative security model. With it's standalone decryption engine for RSA algorithms and custom Snort additions, it can be deployed as a single or multiple appliance configuration where one device can do decryption where the other can do detection and blocking. However, this tutorial will just cover how to deploy as a single appliance configuration.

How To Password-Protect Directories With mod_auth_mysql On Apache2 (Debian Squeeze)

How To Password-Protect Directories With mod_auth_mysql On Apache2 (Debian Squeeze)

This guide explains how to password-protect web directories (with users from a MySQL database) with mod_auth_mysql on Apache2 on a Debian Squeeze server. It is an alternative to the plain-text password files provided by mod_auth and allows you to use normal SQL syntax to create/modify delete users. You can also configure mod_auth_mysql to authenticate against an existing MySQL user table.

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