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How to create a CSR file on Linux and use the Certificate file with Apache, Nginx and IIS

This article is focused on generating a CSR file, submitting it to a CA and using the resulting Certificate on Linux with Apache, Nginx and/or IIS on Windows. The Windows related steps continue on from the work required to get the Certificate ready for Linux. In other words, regardless of

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Using Fail2Ban to Protect WordPress Logins (CentOS)

This article demonstrates how to use Fail2Ban to block IP addresses attempting to compromise a WordPress instance via the login process. In this walk-through, we’re using CentOS 7 and FirewallD. Just be aware that if you’re using a caching service like CloudFlare, you can’t use this method because you’ll block

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Nmap with Vulscan on CentOS 7 or 8 – A short HowTo

This article shows how to install and run Nmap using the Vulscan add-on to do vulnerability assessments. Download Nmap: yum install nmap Install the Vulscan.nse script: /usr/share/nmap git clone https://github.com/scipag/vulscan vulscan Run a scan targeting the machine (in this example) “192.168.4.250”: nmap -sV –script vulscan/vulscan.nse 192.168.4.250 My output looks like

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Nmap with Vulners on CentOS 7 or 8 – A short HowTo

This article shows how to install and run Nmap using the Vulners script to do vulnerability assessments. Download Nmap: yum install nmap Install the Vulners.nse script: /usr/share/nmap wget https://svn.nmap.org/nmap/scripts/vulners.nse Run a scan targetting the machine (in this example) “192.168.4.250”: nmap -sV –script vulners.nse 192.168.4.250 My output looks like this: 22/tcp

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Install and Enable Mod_Security for Apache

This article is a short walk-through demonstrating the process of installing and configuring mod_security on Apache. In this tutorial, we’ll be using CentOS 7. We’re starting with a pre-configured and running web server running httpd listening on port 80 and 443. There’s no other services such as Varnishor Nginx running.

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Minimal Transparent Squid Proxy with SSL Interception/Bumping on CentOS 7

This article is the minimal configuration for a Squid transparent proxy with SSL Interception (or bump). We’re using CentoOS 7. This article is based on the good work at “https://www.sbarjatiya.com/notes_wiki/index.php/Configure_squid-3.3_in_transparent_mode_on_CentOS_7_with_SSL_bump” with a few minor changes/corrections. Disable SELinux or put it in permissive mode. Squid works on odd ports. I will

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Manage Everything With Ansible

Ansible is a buzz word at the moment. Ever since Redhat purchased Ansible back in 2016, it has been rare to hear about anyone deploying alternative automation systems. Recently Ansible has been commercialized into Ansible Tower allowing a wider audience to take advantage of the benefits of automation. I recently

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