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1. System Security

Harden different parts of your system to make it more secure.

Content:

  1. Pre-Installation Concerns
    Why is security an important part for every server admin?
  2. Tightening Security
    Tightening security during and after installation.
  3. Logging
    Gentoo Linux lets you choose between 3 different loggers.
  4. Mounting Partitions
    /etc/fstab provides many security options.
  5. User/Group Limitations
    Control your resource usage.
  6. File Permissions
    Securing your files.
  7. PAM
    Pluggable Authentication Modules.
  8. TCP Wrappers
    Control access to services.
  9. Kernel Security
    Secure your kernel.
  10. Securing Services
    Ensure that your daemons are secure.
  11. Chrooting and Virtual Servers
    Isolate your servers.
  12. Firewalls
    Filter your packets.
  13. Intrusion Detection
    Detect intruders.
  14. Keeping up-to-date
    Ensure you have the latest security updates.

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Page updated April 2, 2010

Summary: Harden different parts of your system to make it more secure.

Kim Nielsen
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John P. Davis
Editor

Eric R. Stockbridge
Editor

Carl Anderson
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Jorge Paulo
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Sven Vermeulen
Editor

Benny Chuang
Editor

Sune Jeppesen
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Tiemo Kieft
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Zack Gilburd
Editor

Dan Margolis
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Joshua Saddler
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