Archive for January, 2014

Monitor Web Site Files With Auditd

Posted: 21st January 2014 by Babar Shafiq in Security, System Administration
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  The Linux Auditing System and auditd are a great way to monitor who and when changes are made to the files in your website. To install and configure follow these steps: 1. Install auditd and related utilities: yum install audit 2. Make sure auditd is running: /sbin/chkconfig –list auditd auditd 0:off 1:off 2:on 3:on […]

Passive Mode FTP with iptables

Posted: 21st January 2014 by Babar Shafiq in System Administration
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There’s lots of advice on the net about how to setup a server with iptables to allow passive mode FTP. Below is the approach that we’ve found to be most effective. Start by configuring your FTP daemon to use a fixed range of ports. We use 41361 to 65534 which is the IANA registered ephemeral […]

  RAID hardware failed and both SATA x 2 TB stops working, tried enable/disable RAID controller without luck, Add/Remove drives but no boot, kernel panic and stuck. Now what I want is to boot one hard disk to restore services so I tried: fsck /dec/sda but it gives error unknown filesystem type ‘isw_raid_member’ So the […]

  Last week, Google announced that Gmail users can email their Google+ connections without knowing their email address first. For some, it’s an easy way to stay in touch. For others, it’s a ticket to unwanted email. However you feel, here’s how to turn the feature off, or set it so only the people you […]

  Make sure you got rooted phone. Install Android SDK (for basic command line tools, such as ADB) Add Android tools to the PATH Turned on USB debugging on Phone  Connect with USB Cable, USB Drivers must be installed (with SDK etc) Open Command Terminal and enter the following: adb shell mount -o rw,remount -t […]