Monday, May 25, 2009

Debian 5 (Lenny) - Security and performance

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Hardware and preparation | OS installation | Console and web monitoring | Network and services | Multimedia | Security and performace

This section contains informations which add extra security to this linux box and tips for performance, as well as intelligent tricks. We want to have a fast machine with top security.

- Slowloris HTTP DoS - affects web servers, like: Apache 1.x, Apache 2.x, dhttpd, GoAhead WebServer, WebSense "block pages", Trapeze Wireless Web Portal, Verizon's MI424-WR FIOS Cable modem, Verizon's Motorola Set-Top Box (port 8082 and requires auth), BeeWare WAF, Deny All WAF. Web servers not affected: IIS6.0, IIS7.0, lighttpd, Squid, nginx, Cherokee, Netscaler, Cisco CSS.

Tips & tricks
- How To Set Up Journaled Quota On Debian Lenny - avoid running quotacheck after an unclean shutdown

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