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Old 07-18-2006
Unix/Linux security

Hi all. I'm so new to Linux I don't even know where to start. I'm running sles 9 and I've had it up for 2 days now. I'd like to start with information on how to secure my server. I want to use it for hosting my personal web site and email eventually.

Does anyone know of a good site that will show me what to do - including the commands that I/we could copy and paste?

Any help and direction would be appreciated!

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Old 07-18-2006
jreid, server security is not a simple matter of copy and paste. Since you mention running a webserver, this looks like a site you could check out. This looks pretty good.
There isn't really a substitute for experience though...
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Old 07-19-2006
Also; you might want to check out the guides available on


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