Articles by harm

  • [Debian-Sarge] Tunneling NFS over SSH

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    [Debian-Sarge] Tunneling NFS over SSHThe 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.

  • [Debian Sarge] Installing A Bind9 Master/Slave DNS System

    Author: harmTags: , Comments: 7

    [Debian Sarge] Installing A Bind9 Master/Slave DNS System In this howto we will install 2 bind dns servers, one as the master and the other as a slave server. For security reasons we will chroot bind9 in its own jail. Using two servers for a domain is a commonly used setup and in order to host your own domain you are required to have at least 2 domain servers. If one breaks, the other can continue to serve your domain.