In this third and final part, we shall put Cockpit behind a reverse proxy.Continue reading “Deploying Cockpit on Debian – Part 3”
In part 1 of this tutorial we looked at installing fail2ban and configuring some of the default jails. In this second part we shall look at some further jails, and configure filters and jails for applications not covered by the default installation.Continue reading “Configuring fail2ban on Debian – Part 2”
Last week, we looked at installing and configuring Cockpit on a single host. In Part 2 of this tutorial series, we shall look at how to add a second (or more) hosts so they are all visible from the original instance.Continue reading “Deploying Cockpit on Debian – Part 2”
If you are administering a Linux server on a publicly accessible IP address then you have no-doubt already noticed your log files filling up with repeated failed login attempts against all common protocols. While it may be possible to protected services to some extent with firewalls, nothing is going to protect you from weak password policies and software vulnerabilities.
There is, however, a great Open Source product that can do away with some of the noise and frustrate the spammers; fail2ban.Continue reading “Configuring fail2ban on Debian – Part 1”
GoAccess is a lightweight log file analyser with some great features. One feature that I have employed is the real-time html generation.
This tutorial will walk you through the setup and configuration of this.Continue reading “Setting up GoAccess realtime reporting”
Since the introduction by Ubuntu of UFW (Uncomplicated FireWall) back in 2008 it has been my tool of choice for simple firewall configuration. Whilst it may lack the depth and sophistication of an enterprise level product, its simplicity makes it straight-forward and quick to secure servers in simple use-cases.Continue reading “UFW Cheat Sheet”
Cockpit is a lightweight graphical server administration tool. Simple to install, it provides you with an at a glance overview of one or more servers, and allows you to carry out administration tasks, log inspections and more.
Originally from the RHEL stable, it is a high quality Open Source product that is now available in most major Linux distributions.Continue reading “Deploying Cockpit on Debian – Part 1”