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Solaris

Configuring the Behavior of the Solaris IP Filter Firewall

Post date: April 20, 2007, 18:04 Category: Network Views: 8822 Comments
Tutorial quote: When defining packet filtering rules in the /etc/ipf/ipf.conf file, it is necessary to understand how the Solaris IP Filter firewall reads this file and compares any packet against the rules in the file.
Debian

Fast and Secure FTP Server with Vsftpd in Debian

Post date: February 22, 2007, 20:02 Category: Network Views: 4072 Comments
Tutorial quote: vsftpd is a GPL licensed FTP server for UNIX systems, including Linux. It is secure and extremely fast. It is stable.Don’t take my word for it, though. Below, we will see evidence supporting all three assertions. We will also see a list of a few important sites which are happily using vsftpd. This demonstrates vsftpd is a mature and trusted solution.vsftpd is an FTP server, or daemon. The “vs” stands for Very Secure.
Ubuntu

How to Set up Network Bonding in Ubuntu 6.10

Post date: February 16, 2007, 22:02 Category: Network Views: 5404 Comments
Tutorial quote: Network Bonding, otherwise known as port trunking allows you to combine multiple network ports into a single group, effectively aggregating the bandwidth of multiple interfaces into a single connection. For example, you can aggregate two gigabyte ports into a two-gigabyte trunk port. Bonding is used primarily to provide network load balancing and fault tolerance.
Ubuntu

Enable WPA Wireless access point in Ubuntu

Post date: February 15, 2007, 01:02 Category: Network Views: 4310 Comments
Tutorial quote: I have a Thoshiba laptop at home, I was running “Edgy Eft” (Ubuntu Linux 6.10) But one of the important things about it was its inability to connect to WPA-encrypted Wifi access points.In my home i have a WPA Enabled Wireless router so i need to connect to my wireless network using WPA.I am giving the procedure that worked for me to enable wpa in my toshiba laptop.This will work most of ubuntu users who is trying to access WPA network.
Ubuntu

Monitoring Servers and Clients using Munin in Ubuntu

Post date: February 13, 2007, 18:02 Category: Network Views: 3792 Comments
Tutorial quote: Munin” means “memory”.Munin the tool surveys all your computers and remembers what it saw. It presents all the
information in in graphs through a web interface. Its mphasis is on plug and play capabilities. After completing a installation a high number of monitoring plugins will be playing with no more effort. Using Munin you can easily
monitor the performance of your computers, networks, SANs, and quite possibly applications as well. It makes it easy to determine “what’s different today” when a performance problem crops up. It makes it easy to see how you’re doing
capacity wise on all limited resources.
Fedora+Core

Resolving Domains Internally And Externally With Bind9 And Caching Nameserver

Post date: February 11, 2007, 19:02 Category: Network Views: 7758 Comments
Tutorial quote: Sometimes, we are required to resolve our internal domains on a local nameserver and external (internet) domains on our ISP's nameserver. There are different solutions to this problem, but in this tutorial, we are going to solve it through configuring a combination of caching-nameserver and BIND 9.
Debian

Using mixmaster to send anonymous email

Post date: January 26, 2007, 07:01 Category: Network Views: 30988 Comments
Tutorial quote: This is a document that explains how to install mixmaster and how to use it to send email, in an anonymous and secure fashion.

Mixmaster is described by the debian package system as:

Mixmaster is the reference implementation of the type II remailer protocol which is also called Mixmaster.

An anonymous remailer is a computer service that privatizes your email. A remailer allows you to send electronic mail to a Usenet news group or to a person without the recipient knowing your name or your email address. Anonymous remailers provide protection against traffic analysis.
Linux

How To Set Up Linux As A Dial-In Server

Post date: January 21, 2007, 20:01 Category: Network Views: 3627 Comments
Tutorial quote: This document describes how to attach modems to a Linux box and allow it to receive calls to connect users to the network. It is like being your own ISP (Internet Service Provider). If your Linux box is connected to the Internet, then the users will also be connected to the Internet. Your Linux box becomes a router. This is also known as RAS (Remote Access Services) in the Microsoft world. In the Linux world it is called PPP (Point to Point Protocol).
Linux

Change your Network card MAC ( Media Access Control) address Using macchanger

Post date: January 4, 2007, 20:01 Category: Network Views: 2995 Comments
Tutorial quote: Media Access Control address, a hardware address that uniquely identifies each node of a network. In IEEE 802 networks, the Data Link Control (DLC) layer of the OSI Reference Model is divided into two sublayers: the Logical Link Control (LLC) layer and the Media Access Control (MAC) layer. The MAC layer interfaces directly with the network medium.Consequently, each different type of network medium requires a different MAC layer. On networks that do not conform to the IEEE 802 standards but do conform to the OSI Reference Model, the node address is called the Data Link Control (DLC) address.
Ubuntu

Wardriving Using An Ubuntu Notebook With Garmin Etrex, Kismet, And GPSDrive

Post date: December 28, 2006, 21:12 Category: Network Views: 5638 Comments
Tutorial quote: This tutorial is about wardriving using GPS. It explains how to install Garmin Etrex on Ubuntu and how to configure it. It also shows how to use Garmin with GPSDrive and how to convert the data to an xml file which can be imported by Google Earth.
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