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[Debian-Sarge] Tunneling NFS over SSH

[Debian-Sarge] Tunneling NFS over SSH

The goal of this howto is building a NFS server that works on a SSH tunnel. This way all traffic between your hosts and the file server is encrypted and thus more secure. Normally you should enter a password every time you try to establish a SSH connection but since we could be mounting at bootup we will use ssh-keygen to create a keypair so we can login without entering a password. We will, however, limit that login session to executing just one command.

TYPO3 Enterprise CMS On An ISPConfig Server Within 10 Easy Steps

TYPO3 Enterprise CMS On An ISPConfig Server Within 10 Easy Steps

TYPO3 is an advanced Enterprise class CMS. I wrote this “how to” for those who want to run this CMS on their ISPConfig server. Probably you can setup TYPO3 in different ways but I prefer the way descibed here.

How To Set Up A DHCP Server For Your LAN

How To Set Up A DHCP Server For Your LAN

This tutorial describes how to set up a DHCP server (ISC-DHCP) for your local network. DHCP is short for "Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol", it's a protocol that handles the assignment of IP addresses, subnet masks, default routers, and other IP parameters to client PCs that don't have a static IP address. Such computers try to find a DHCP server in their local network which in turn assigns them an IP address, gateway, etc. so that they can connect to the internet or other computers from the local network.

IlohaMail On Your ISPConfig Server Within 10 Easy Steps

ILOHAMAIL On Your ISPConfig Server Within 10 Easy Steps

IlohaMail comes with clear instructions, but with this how to, i like to explain how to get it working on our Perfect server with ISPConfig. This mini how to will help you to setup IlohaMail without SSL. When you are finished, you have a nice webmailclient at URL http://webmail.myhostingcompany.tld.

Securing Your Server With A Host-based Intrusion Detection System

Securing Your Server With A Host-based Intrusion Detection System

This article shows how to install and run OSSEC HIDS, an Open Source Host-based Intrusion Detection System. It performs log analysis, integrity checking, rootkit detection, time-based alerting and active response. It helps you detect attacks, software misuse, policy violations and other forms of inappropriate activities.

Easy RSS Syndication with MagpieRSS

Easy RSS Syndication with MagpieRSS

MagpieRSS, affectionately known as Magpie, is an RSS and Atom parser for PHP. It allows you to display the newest articles from websites with RSS or Atom feeds on your own site. This is a great way to add new, fresh, and relevant information to your site. It parses RSS 0.9, RSS 1.0, and has some support for RSS 2.0 as well as Atom 0.3.

Installing Zenoss Network Monitor on a Ubuntu Server

Installing Zenoss Network Monitor on a Ubuntu Server

This tutorial shows how to install and configure the Zenoss network monitoring tool on a Ubuntu 6.06 system. Zenoss is a free open-source tool that allows you to monitor servers, applications, networks, power, etc. regarding their configuration, availability, performance, and so on. It can also alert you by email if it finds inappropriate actions.

Integration of dbus and KDE: starting and stopping the session part of dbus with KDM.

Integration of dbus and KDE: starting and stopping the session part of dbus with KDM

Since some time now a lot of applications make use of D-BUS. This is the case with KDE 3.5, the current stable release of KDE. With the upcomming KDE 4, D-BUS is getting more important, replacing DCOP. In this howto I want to describe a way to start and stop the user and session dependent part of dbus.

How to Build an Effective Mail Server Defense

How to Build an Effective Mail Server Defense 

When speaking of mail server-related security, one tends to limit the issue to message applied security measures, and even more to Antivirus and Antispam protection. This is however only one stage in the more complex process of securing your server. This article aims at identifying and explaining all security layers, highly important when choosing a certain mail server and consequently when configuring and using it.

Setting up Subversion and websvn on Debian

Setting up Subversion and websvn on Debian

This howto will illustrate a way to install and configure Subversion and websvn on a Debian server. I will not specifically configure inetd with svnserve in this howto. Rest assured that Subversion will be totally functional without it. You can copy/paste most of the howto to get it working.

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