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How To Harden Debian Server

Its not enough to harden just Debain. Its necessary to harden the rest of Apache-MySQL-PHP as well. Harden MYSQL sudo mysql_secure_installation answer Yes to all questions (but no need to change password) Disabling SSH root login and settings sudo vi /etc/ssh/sshd_config change PermitRootLogin yes to PermitRootLogin no LoginGraceTime 120 to LoginGraceTime 30 add line AllowUsers username username username Consider disabling...

Setup a LAMP Server on Debian or Ubuntu

  SSH to your server ssh root@IP Update Debian/Ubuntu apt-get update && apt-get upgrade –show-upgraded -y Create User How To Create a User in Linux Setup SSH for Remote Access With GPG Keys – No Password How To Setup SSH for Remote Access IMPORANT – Block All Traffic to your Server While You Set it Up Block All Traffic (but...

Harden Ubuntu Lamp with Bastille Linux

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/BastilleLinux sudo apt-get install bastille sudo apt-get install perl-tk sudo bastille -x

Harden Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS

Its not enough to harden just Ubuntu. Its necessary to harden the rest of LAMP as well. So here is how I do it. Harden MYSQL sudo mysql_secure_installation answer Yes to all questions (but no need to change password) Harden PHP – and tune performance sudo apt-get install php5-suhosin sudo vi /etc/php5/apache2/php.ini uncomment this code or update setting max_execution_time =...

Typical Debian 7 /etc/apt/sources.list

sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.list update/add deb http://cdn.debian.net/debian/ wheezy main deb-src http://cdn.debian.net/debian/ wheezy main deb http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main deb-src http://security.debian.org/ wheezy/updates main # wheezy-updates, previously known as ‘volatile’ deb http://cdn.debian.net/debian/ wheezy-updates main deb-src http://cdn.debian.net/debian/ wheezy-updates main deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian wheezy contrib deb-src http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian wheezy contrib deb http://http.debian.net/debian/ wheezy-backports main contrib deb-src http://http.debian.net/debian/ wheezy-backports main contrib

Install Virtualbox on Debian 7

I have had some problems getting backups (of VMs) to run on new Debian Desktop installations. Best practice seems to be as follows: sudo apt-get install dkms Use the latest from https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Linux_Downloads sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.list deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian wheezy contrib deb http://http.debian.net/debian/ wheezy-backports main contrib wget -q https://www.virtualbox.org/download/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add – sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.3

Harden WordPress Permissions

Harden WordPress chown [username]:www-data find /var/www/html/DOMAIN -type d -exec chmod 755 {} \; find /var/www/html/DOMAIN -type f -exec chmod 644 {} \; chmod 440 /var/www/html/DOMAIN/*.php chmod 450 -R /var/www/html/DOMAIN/wp-admin chmod 450 -R /var/www/html/DOMAIN/wp-includes chmod 440 /var/www/html/DOMAIN/.htaccess chmod 766 /var/www/html/DOMAIN/sitemap.* chmod 770 -R /var/www/html/DOMAIN/wp-content/uploads chmod 770 -R /var/www/html/DOMAIN/wp-content/upgrade chmod 750 -R /var/www/html/DOMAIN/wp-content/plugins (You could put all that in a script for...

After Installing Debian 7 Desktop

Checklist of things to do after installing Debian Gnome The first problem you have with a brand new linux (Debian/Ubuntu) install is the user is not setup in sudoers. So first thing: login as root su sudo adduser username sudo sudo vi /etc/sudoers give permissions to your new user – below root username ALL=(ALL:ALL) ALL alternately – unsecure username ALL=(ALL)...

Debian 9 Stretch Apache 2.4 MariaDB 10.1.26 PHP 7.0

Installation notes for Debian 9 Apache 2.4 MariaDB 10.1.26 PHP 7.0 differ somewhat from prior LAMP installations. Also included here are notes on PSAD and Fail2ban. PSAD requires netstat which is no longer included in Debian 9 apt-get install net-tools apt-get install apache2 apt-get install software-properties-common apt-get install mariadb-server sudo /usr/bin/mysql_secure_installation sudo mysql -v

Harden Apache 2.2

sudo vi /etc/apache2/conf.d/security ServerTokens Prod ServerSignature Off sudo vi /etc/apache2/sites-available/default Directory /var/www/html> Options -Indexes /Directory> https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/blog/rearden888-507430/howto-set-up-modsecurity-on-debian-7-35569/

Edit “Other Applications List” in Unity Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop

When installing Padre IDE on Ubuntu Desktop, I found Ubuntu (12.04) does not recognize it as an already installed program. So when trying to open a Perl file for editing using right-click, its a dead end – Padre was nowhere to be found. I wasted an hour looking for the answer; found it here > Ubuntu 12.04 Add Program to...