[svlug] Server Hardening
dmarti at zgp.org
Fri Sep 22 08:18:29 PDT 2006
begin Rick Moen quotation of Thu, Sep 21, 2006 at 09:58:36AM -0700:
> OK, so the first thing you do is re-examine the assumptions that
> suggested to you the principle of "hardening". (I know you were not the
> one to bring it up, so please pardon me if I seem to be picking on you:
> I'm addressing this to others, as well.) As usually intended, the idea
> in question is to start with a conventional system and apply some secret
> sauce that makes it "secure".
I do find it helpful to keep a checklist of items to
look at when putting up a new server.
Here's a new version:
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