You might notice some ftp issues once CSF is installed – once passive mode kicks in on your ftp program. Here’s how to open those ports in csf and let your ftp server and csf work together. Continue Reading…

cPanel announced yesterday that their release of 11.50 Edge supports new installs of cPanel/CentOS 7.
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There are a number of things that I’ll do on a Linux server as soon as it’s network is live.. follow along to make your Linux server more secure!
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The servers I set up all run CSF, an open source software firewall that utilizes iptables to block and shape how we allow access to the servers. Using their graphs, I’m able to see that the USA is the top offender for failed login attempts, port scans, etc.. using CSF, I’m going to block a couple of the next offenders (because I don’t want to block USA.. ). Read along to see how!
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If you run a Linux server, and you’re on top of things, you’ve heard of GHOST.. which is a heap buffer overflow vulnerability announced today. Distributions are working on a patch and some are ready now. Here’s how to patch them.
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