Librenix  
(Show all Debian articles . . .
)  
Headlines | Linux | Apps | Coding | BSD | Admin | News
Information for Linux System Administration 

Secure your Debian system

Up
vote
Down

This is a list of very easy steps to secure your debian linux machine for sysadmins and users
  • Tweak /etc/pam.d/login so as to only permit local root logins.
  • Also mark authorized tty:s in /etc/security/access.conf and generally set up this file to limit root logins as much as possible.
  • Add pam_limits.so if you want to set per-user limits
  • Tweak /etc/pam.d/passwd: set minimum length of passwords higher (6 characters maybe) and enable md5
  • . . .
 read more | mail this link | score:5881 | -gg234, April 5, 2006
More Sysadmin articles...

Buy Large Wall Art on Canvas

admin headlines

Setup a chroot environment on Ubuntu with debootstrap

GlusterFS Tutorial: 4-node Distributed Replicated Storage on CentOS 6.3

Tutorial: Installing Lighttpd, PHP5, MySQL on Ubuntu 12.10

Tutorial: Manage Headless VirtualBox with phpvirtualbox (Fedora 17)

GlusterFS 3.2 Tutorial: Stripe data on 4 Nodes on Ubuntu 12.04

KVM on OpenSUSE 11.3

 

Firefox sidebar

Site map

Site info

News feed

Features

Login
(to post)

Search

 
Articles are owned by their authors.   © 2000-2012 Ray Yeargin