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Re: [SLE] Ksnuffle's and my account+proxy1+Queries?
Thanks Togan, I'll give it a look.

Curtis. :)

On Wednesday 08 August 2001 11:17, Togan Muftuoglu wrote:
> * Curtis Rey; <crrey@xxxxxxxx> on 08 Aug, 2001 wrote:
> > A) Ensure that my sys is not being used for malicious purposes
>
> Close all services not needed (other words in rc.config
> "START IDENTD=no"
>
> if remote access is necessary use SSH2 (openssh)
>
> > B) Any resource for securing net access such as Readme's, HowTo's,
> > Programs, etc....
>
> if you are willing to to be on the edge use iptables by configuring
> SuSEFirewall2 (this is for iptables) http://www.suse.de/~marc
>
> if you want to be on safe side as I am use ipchains and for firewall use
> kernel 2.2.19
>
> again you may want to use SuSEfirewall (the other one for ipchains)
> adress same as above
>
>
> I have found for Ipchains firewall setup "pmfirewall" is well organized
> just answer couple of questions (of course carefully) and you are ready
> to go. http://www.pmfirewall.com
>
>
> install snort (version 1.8.1 comes out with a nice manual also)
>
> > Please bear in mind throwing a comment at me that state "Use ipchains"
> > will be absolutely no use to me (the same goes for read man ipchains)
> > because I have looked at these and am not fully understanding them
> > because Linux is the only experience I have with Unix style systems and
> > that's very limited at best.
>
> join the suse-security list
> Read
>
> Cross your fingers
>
> HTH

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