One of my last TechMails to ever be published by TechRepublic is Nagios XI wizards make setup a snap for network monitoring. This tip looks at using Nagios XI, a really slick commercially-backed install of Nagios with a really incredible GUI frontend for configuring Nagios. Anyone who has configured Nagios by hand using vim and(…)
Last week’s TechMail was Two-factor SSH authentication via Google secures Linux logins which talks about using Google two-factor authentication with SSH (and PAM in general). I really like it and it works quite well although the comments in the TechMail indicate another option called Duo for two-factor authentication that sounds really interesting as well.
The TechMail from a few weeks ago was Chromium on Fedora Linux is closing in on Firefox which takes a look at using Spot’s Chromium for Fedora repo (thanks Spot!) to get Chromium running on Fedora. I have to admit that in the last month or so, I have thoroughly enjoyed running Chromium on Fedora(…)
Last week was my third and final part of my series that introduced SELinux on Techrepublic: Practical SELinux: Port contexts and handling access alerts. This one finishes off what we were looking at in part two, and introduces port contexts (ensuring that a program can only listen to specified ports and nothing else), and shows(…)
This week’s mac tip is Two SSH clients to consider for the iPad. In this tip I look at two really great SSH clients for the iPad (and iPhone as well, although I was mostly just looking at the iPad versions which do vary from their iPhone counterpart): iSSH and Prompt. Really great clients for(…)
Last week’s mac tip was Google Apps’ two-factor authentication provides security boost for Mac and iPhone users which looks at how to setup two-factor authentication on the mac (or anywhere else really, this isn’t quite specific to the mac). Two-factor authentication turns off a lot of people because they think it’s too hard but it(…)