Posts Tagged ‘security’

In Part One we went over the basics of sudo, what it is, why we use it, and how it is used properly.  In this article we are going to take it a step further and look at specific use cases for sudo.  The key thing to remember though, is that you have two ways […]

Thursday, January 31st, 2013 at 06:00 | Comments Off

In Solaris 11, a secondary user is created as part of the installation process, the text installation allows you to bypass this, but even if you do you will be unable to login as root to perform any configurations, even though you set the password as part of the setup.  Now if you went through […]

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 at 06:00 | Comments Off
Categories: How To, Solaris

PfSense is a FreeBSD-based firewall distribution, which is extremely flexible for both businesses and individuals.  Additionally this platform can be installed on small ALIX hardware with Flash Memory as the storage all the way up to a full server deployment.  To give you an idea of speed, the small ALIX box (I have a few) […]

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011 at 08:00 | 9 comments
Categories: Firewall, How To