Network+ : Routing and Firewalls

This is post 13 of 27 in the series “[ Network+ Certification ]” This course prepares you for the CompTIA Network+ certification test. Network+ Certification Network+ : Introductions and Resources Network+ : Network Models Network+: Cabling Network+ : Topologies Network+ : Ethernet Basics Network+ : Contemporary Ethernet Network+ : Installing a Physical Network Network+ : …

Resources

Red Hat Certified Engineer Reference: CramSession Study Guide RPM Repositories FreshRPMS: http://freshrpms.net/packages/ RPM Search: http://rpm.pbone.net/ Dries: http://dries.ulyssis.org/rpm/ DAG: http://dag.wieers.com/home-made/apt/rpmforge.php

Security

Basic physical security Keep your server closet locked. Remove floppy and CD devices. Prevent booting from USB by configuring BIOS. Set a BIOS password. Set a boot loader password in LILO or GRUB. (See http://www.scrye.com/~kevin/lsh/x184.html for details.) Don’t walk away from the computer while you’re logged in. Or, lock your screen. In Red Hat/Fedora: Red …

Webmin

Get Webmin and Set It Up Go to http://www.webmin.com/ and take a look at this management product (and its user interface). Then go to http://www.webmin.com/download.html and download the RPM. Get the gpg key install it. (See this page for a how-to.) Also, see the Swell User’s Guide The Book of Webmin for installation and setup …