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Author: admin •
Tags: networking •
Run route -nee The output will look like this: Kernel IP routing table Destination Gateway Genmask Flags Metric Ref Use Iface MSS Window irtt 192.168.0.0 0.0.0.0 255.255.255.0 U 0 0 0 eth0 0 0 0 0.0.0.0 192.168.0.1 0.0.0.0 UG 0 0 0 eth0 0 0 0 0.0.0.0 192.168.0.1 0.0.0.0 UG 0 0 0 eth0 0 0 0 This means that the system with the IP address 192.168.0.100 is using 192.168.0.1 as gateway.
How do I find out if a remote system is still alive, if certain services are running, which processes are running, etc.?Author: admin • Tags: linux • Comments: 0
You can use ping to see if the system is alive: ping -c4 <system's IP address> To see if a certain service is still alive, use the telnet command: telnet <system's IP address> 25 (for SMTP) telnet <system's IP address> 80 (for HTTP) telnet <system's IP address> 110 (for POP3) You can login to the system using SSH (port 22) (use PuTTY if you are on a Windows PC; PuTTY is an SSH client for Windows), and when you are on the system, you have a few useful tools to gather more information:
Author: erk •
Tags: anti-spam/virus, debian, postfix •
There are numerous ways to prevent spam from reaching your inbox, the most popular is probably SpamAssassin. Greylisting will not replace spam filtering software like SA but it will serve as a powerful first hurdle for spam thus reducing the ammount of spam entering the system at all.
Author: joe •
Tags: debian •
Getting Things Done in the New Year Author: Joe Topjian <joe [at] adminspotting [dot] net> What a better way to start the New Year off than to get organized. There's this really cool Rails application called Tracks that will give you a web-based management interface for organization. Setting it up is pretty easy, and that's what I'll be going over here.
Author: admin •
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