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Key Based SSH Logins With PuTTY

In SSH, key based authentication are more secure while connecting to a server. On Windows Desktops we use application called Putty for accessing a linux server using SSH. We can enable key based authentication in Putty. 1. First we have to create a profile in putty for the target linux server. 2. We have to  Full Article…

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Custom SSH port

Custom SSH port in Linux Server Changing the SSH port to a custom one will increase security. This can be performed by changing the default value assigned to the directive “Port” in the configuration file /etc/ssh/sshd_config Port 22666 Once the modification is completed,  restart the sshd server and check whether you are able to connect  Full Article…

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SSH Security

As we know, the security of a server is quite essential as long as it is active. In most cases, a mistake happens during the initial server set up will lead to a disaster at later period of time. In this post I am trying to prepare a check list for the initial server hardening  Full Article…

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How to disable Dr.Web Notification mail from Plesk.

Dr.Web is nothing but the Parallels antivirus software within the control panel itself. Dr.Web can be disabled by the following ways. Edit the file /etc/drweb/drweb_handler.conf as shown below to stop Parallels Premium Antivirus from sending notification messages: [VirusNotifications] SenderNotify = no AdminNotify = no RcptsNotify = no Edit the file /etc/drweb/drweb32.ini CronSummary no Restart Dr.  Full Article…

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Disable ModSecurity for a single Domain.

ModSecurity supplies an array of request filtering and other security features to the Apache HTTP Server, ModSecurity is a web application layer firewall. ModSecurity is free software. We can disable modsecurity for a single domain. login to the server as root. Just create a directory: mkdir -p /usr/local/apache/conf/userdata/std/2/username/domain.com Then create a file: /usr/local/apache/conf/userdata/std/2/username/domain.com/mod_security.conf Add the  Full Article…

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