Riz Khan on September 28th, 2010

When we talk about server security, firewall is an important component.  For hosting server or other servers in general when it comes to free firewalls, there are two popular combinations. One is APF/BFD ( Advanced Policy Firewall/Brute Force Detection) and second is CSF/LFD ( Config Server Firewall / Login Failure Deamon ). The bfd or […]

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Riz Khan on September 22nd, 2010

Secure Shell or SSH is a network protocol that allows data to be exchanged using a secure channel between two networked devices. The two major versions of this protocol are referred to as SSH1 and SSH2. It is used primarily on Linux and Unix based systems to access shell accounts.  It was designed as a […]

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Riz Khan on September 15th, 2010

Many times you may notice a time drift problem on the server. It is common with some of the AMD server series as well.  In most cases its impact is not very high and it can be controlled by setting up a cron to run each minute to make sure the time remains close to […]

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