PPTP or PopTop is a vpn implementation that is rather similar to OpenVPN. The difference is that PPTP is quite a bit less secure than OpenVPN, as it is not encrypted. That said, if you need quick VPN solution that’s easy and hassle free to set up, PPTP is the obvious choice.
Few weeks ago, the New kernel 3.0 was released .The new release did come with many features such as Btrfs data scrubbing and automatic defragmentation, Berkeley Packet Filter JIT filtering, unprivileged ICMP_ECHO, XEN Dom0 support, wake on WLAN, lots of new drivers and support for many hardware components, and more. The Ubuntu community has compiled […]
The IPFIREWALL (IPFW) is a FreeBSD sponsored firewall software application authored and maintained by FreeBSD volunteer staff members. It uses the legacy stateless rules and a legacy rule coding technique to achieve what is referred to as Simple Stateful logic.
SquirrelMail is an Open Source project that provides both a web-based email application and an IMAP proxy server. The webmail portion of the project was started by Nathan and Luke Ehresman in 1999 and is written in the PHP scripting language. It can be installed on almost all web servers as long as PHP is […]
LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) is an open source Web development platform that uses Linux as operating system, Apache as the Web server, MySQL as the relational database management system and PHP as the object-oriented scripting language.
Nagios is a popular open source computer system and network monitoring software application. It watches hosts and services, alerting users when things go wrong and again when they get better.Nagios was originally designed to run under Linux, but also runs well on other Unix variants. It is free software, licensed under the terms of the […]
File permissions play an important part in website security, particularly if you are running your own web server. A few simple steps when setting up a website can save you a lot of trouble in the future and can be vitally important if you want to keep your company data secure. Therefore I have devised […]
If you only have been using CentOS for a while, you might already be aware of how to upgrade to the latest release using the “yum update” command. However what you may be unaware of is that the “yum update” command can only be used for upgrading to the latest minor release. Generally this is […]