Modern mobile phones and PDAs have increasingly sophisticated data/internet connectivity. This is particularly great for browsing the web on the train, but it’s also good for keeping an eye on your servers while you’re out and about. (I once fixed my web server from the middle of a muddy field at the Glastonbury Festival, which […]
One of the biggest security holes you could open on your server is to allow directly logging in as root through ssh. This howto shows you how to add a new user to your server so that you can su or sudo to root from it .