Linux Server Hardening checklist

Linux Server Hardening checklist Hi All, In this document we will shows you how to secure your linux server. These include linux Server hardening checklist needs to be followed. 1. BIOS Protection Starting from base, Enable password protection for BIOS so the end-user won’t be able to change and override the security settings in the BIOS. Next, you need to disable the booting from external media devices (USB/CD/DVD). 2. Hard disk encryption Better to enable Harddisk encryption if the servers deals with any confidential Datas. Now by default most of…

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Installation of fail2ban

Installation of fail2ban Fail2ban is an intrusion prevention framework, which works together with a packet-control system or firewall installed on your server, and is commonly used to block connection attempts after a number of failed tries. It operates by monitoring log files for certain type of entries and runs predetermined actions based on its findings. Installation of fail2ban server is simple and quite Easy. Here we will show you how to install and setup in ubuntu and centos server For Ubuntu/Debian apt-get install fail2ban For Centos/Redhat yum install fail2ban Once…

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