You're getting old if you consider sleeping until 0900 'sleeping in'.
When configuring a firewall with IPTables
you have to specify the protocol before the port number(s) in each command. Do this: iptables -A INPUT -s 126.96.36.199 -p tcp --dport 22 -j ACCEPT
and not this iptables -A INPUT -s 188.8.131.52 --dport 22 -p tcp -j ACCEPT
If you don't, you'll see error messages to the effect of "Unknown arg '--dport'"
When writing Snort
rules, there are a few things to keep in mind. First of all, rules come in two parts: the …
The /usr/bin/eject utility on a Linux system is a good way of figuring out which machine has what name in the KVM when you're dealing with a rack of machines, many of which are likely to be mislabelled. Use the eject utility to open the CD-ROM drive and see what machine you're really connected to; then update the labels in the KVM's configuration appropriately.
If your fibre-optic network card isn't seeing any
traffic at all, try switching the plugs on the card. Some optical network cables don't have colour-coded connectors so it's easy to plug them into the …
The Snort drinking game in PalmDoc format.