Hardening a Linux server

Tutorials Shared by the Internet Community


  Top Tutorials     New Tutorials     Submit     Login     Register  

Hardening a Linux server

How to harden a Linux server in less than 10 minutes.
  • Total Hits: 15232

  • Average Rating :
    URL RatingURL RatingURL RatingURL RatingURL Rating


  • Total Votes: 149 votes

  • Category: Linux/Security

  • Submitted on: 2008-04-26 21:44:29

  • Submitted By: Devesh Khanna

  • Set as Favorite


Did you know that a freshly installed Linux server can be hardened in less than 10 minutes? Here’s how!

Print these instructions out, and keep them posted on a wall in your office or home. Before plugging a freshly installed network server, simply remember to follow these instructions. Make these instructions second nature to you. Just in case you were wondering, a printout of this page will be “printer-friendly” because of the stylesheet used in this page.    More detail...

Rating Detail

 Stars  Percentage  Total Vote
 One star  Vote LeftVote MiddleVote Right 38.26%  57
 Two starsTwo star  Vote LeftVote MiddleVote Right 10.07%  15
 Three starsThree starsThree stars  Vote LeftVote MiddleVote Right 11.41%  17
 Four starsFour starsFour starsFour stars  Vote LeftVote MiddleVote Right 10.74%  16
 Five starsFive starsFive starsFive starsFive stars  Vote LeftVote MiddleVote Right 29.53%  44

Caste Your Vote

 Rating  Selection  Guidelines
 Poor:     Very disappointing, useless.
 Fair:     Below average, disappointing but not useless.
 Good:     About average in its class.
 Very Good:     Above average for its category.
 Excellent:     One of the best Tutorials in its category.