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Forum: Cybersecurity 08-08-2012
10,375
Posted By kduffin
TLS is used by a multiplicty (or can be) of...
TLS is used by a multiplicty (or can be) of services. Was this for your Apache2 server? What does your SSLProtocol line look like? You can turn off all but SSLv2 with:

SSLProtocol -all +SSLv2...
39,905
Posted By kduffin
Someone posted, so it was pulled back to the top....
Someone posted, so it was pulled back to the top. Let's hope the problem was solved in a more timely manner than that. I'd agree though that using ICMP as a test is a bad idea. Protocols aren't...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 06-22-2012
2,149
Posted By kduffin
The real advantage to learning assembly language...
The real advantage to learning assembly language is a low-level understanding of pointers and memory handling. You'll have a better understanding of the real operation and cost versus someone who...
Forum: IP Networking 01-11-2011
5,558
Posted By kduffin
If traceroute isn't working, ping likely won't be...
If traceroute isn't working, ping likely won't be either - blocking ICMP at the edge is common enough. Trying a ping utility that uses UDP (hping) is worth trying too. If you're already dealing...
Forum: Solaris 09-08-2010
17,164
Posted By kduffin
Likely the case; it's the normal issue with ssh...
Likely the case; it's the normal issue with ssh on Solaris, but not always. And sorry, yes, you can run sshd as a non-privileged user, but snoop does require root.
Forum: Solaris 09-08-2010
17,164
Posted By kduffin
You don't have to have root if you use a...
You don't have to have root if you use a non-privileged port. Just pick one above 1024... (assuming default config) 1922 for instance. The kicker will be firewalls allowing inbound requests, but...
Forum: Solaris 09-07-2010
17,164
Posted By kduffin
My first guess would have been the lookup; but a...
My first guess would have been the lookup; but a few useful steps in troubleshooting:

Startup another instance of sshd in debug mode. As root:

# ./sshd -ddd -p 922

In another window, start...
Forum: Cybersecurity 08-20-2010
10,112
Posted By kduffin
Does a netstat -an | grep 25 show that SMTP is...
Does a netstat -an | grep 25 show that SMTP is bound to all interfaces or just localhost? Cheers,

Keith
Forum: Solaris 08-20-2010
5,023
Posted By kduffin
Have you verified that TCP/6000 is bound on your...
Have you verified that TCP/6000 is bound on your XP box and that the Sol 10 system is able to connect to that port? Cheers,

Keith
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Posted By kduffin
If you have root rights, you can simply su - to...
If you have root rights, you can simply su - to the user and run env. Alternatively, you could just source their respective .chsrc, .bashrc etc. ( . /path/to/user/.bashrc) and then check the...
Forum: IP Networking 07-01-2010
3,982
Posted By kduffin
From their documentation, "From the Firewall Tab...
From their documentation, "From the Firewall Tab you can create and modify Network Access Rules to evaluate the network traffic's Source IP address, Destination IP address, and IP protocol type to...
Forum: Cybersecurity 07-01-2010
3,655
Posted By kduffin
I agree with Neo, paper means little - though a...
I agree with Neo, paper means little - though a lot of jobs seem to require it. I recently too a C|EH (Certified Ethical Hacker) class and challenged the class. It was a lot of fun, but that's why...
Forum: Cybersecurity 07-01-2010
3,555
Posted By kduffin
It's wanting you to use SSL, hopefully you have...
It's wanting you to use SSL, hopefully you have the port enabled. Add -p 636 to your string:

[root@xxxx]# ldappasswd -x -p 636 -D "cn=directory manager" -W "uid=xxxxx,ou=xxxx,dc=xxx,dc=xx" -S
...
Forum: Solaris 07-01-2010
1,223
Posted By kduffin
Is this really a sendmail problem or one of the...
Is this really a sendmail problem or one of the delivery agent? Check the Mlocal line in your sendmail.cf. Are you using procmail? If so, you're likely dealing with whatever you've set (or the...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 06-18-2010
1,651
Posted By kduffin
The dangers of geek boredom
After having listed a bunch of items for one of my daughters; I decided to unload one of my expired license plates. When I lived in Virginia, I wrote a PERL script that crawled my server farm...
Forum: Hardware 04-19-2010
5,101
Posted By kduffin
If you're starting to look at RU (Rack Units) and...
If you're starting to look at RU (Rack Units) and other metrics to consider when filling a cabinet, three other items to consider would be: the total power used by the system (Watts), the power used...
Forum: Solaris 04-19-2010
4,501
Posted By kduffin
Hi Shijoe, You can still (for the moment)...
Hi Shijoe,

You can still (for the moment) download Solaris from Solaris Operating System - Get Solaris 10 (http://www.sun.com/software/solaris/get.jsp) . Since taking ownership, Oracle has said...
Forum: Solaris 04-17-2010
4,653
Posted By kduffin
Have to love those. They keep life interesting.
Have to love those. They keep life interesting.
Forum: Solaris 04-17-2010
2,691
Posted By kduffin
Agreed, but RBAC is always going to be there;...
Agreed, but RBAC is always going to be there; most shops seem to have sudo in place as well. I tend to go at every problem from a 'give as little privilege as possible'. No reason to give a user a...
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Posted By kduffin
Just remove the last 'quit;'. it isn't needed and...
Just remove the last 'quit;'. it isn't needed and is redundant when you're executing a script that includes the -e.

Cheers,
Keith
2,056
Posted By kduffin
Works fine for me under Ubuntu/bash. Can you...
Works fine for me under Ubuntu/bash. Can you provide a bit more information about the shell and O/S version you're using so we can offer a bit more help?

Cheers,
Keith
Forum: Programming 04-16-2010
4,282
Posted By kduffin
IBM charges for their compilers, but you can...
IBM charges for their compilers, but you can download trials here:

IBM Software - C and C++ Compilers (http://www-01.ibm.com/software/awdtools/xlcpp/)

Like most UNIX (like) O/S, AIX has a GCC...
Forum: Solaris 04-16-2010
2,691
Posted By kduffin
I'd think you'd want to give them more granular...
I'd think you'd want to give them more granular control that a username that has your effective UID for all commands. Using sudo to let them perform certain operations as your user under another...
8,479
Posted By kduffin
Is this a system you built or inherited? Is RBAC...
Is this a system you built or inherited? Is RBAC or Trusted Solaris Extensions being actively used on the system?

Cheers,
Keith
Forum: Solaris 04-16-2010
2,500
Posted By kduffin
What steps have you taken? i.e. devfsadm -C or...
What steps have you taken? i.e. devfsadm -C or reboot -- -r

Take stock of the /dev/rmt/* devices before and after execution.

Cheers,
Keith
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