Security

I am under DoS attack. My cloud based server hosting company asked me to enable TCP SYN cookie protection to save my domain from SYN Attack. How do I turn on TCP Syn cookie protection under Ubuntu or CentOS Linux based server?

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I have setup an Apache web server on CentOS Linux. How do I configure firewall to allow or block access? How do I setup firewall for a web server under RHEL or CentOS Linux v6.x?

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AppArmor (“Application Armor”) is a security module for the Linux kernel and integrated into both kernel and Ubuntu Linux. How do I disable AppArmor protection for mysql profile / service under Ubuntu or Novell Suse Enterprise Linux?

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How do I use tar and rsync command that can preserve the ACLs, extended attributes and SELinux contexts under CentOS / RHEL / Fedora Linux server while making backups?

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How do I make sure only authorized person access my backups stored on the tape drives (DAT, DLT, LTO-4 etc) under Linux or UNIX operating systems? How do I backup /array22/vol4/home/ to /dev/rmt/5mn or /dev/st0 in encrypted mode?

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How do I block or deny access based on the host name or IP address of the client visiting website under nginx web server?

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Can you provide a guidance on default CentOS / Fedora / RHEL / Redhat enterprise Linux services which are enabled at boot time by a default? Can you provide set of recommendations for all default services and which to keep for performance and security and which to turn off?

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