Security

How do I mount /tmp as a separate filesystem (/root/images/tmpfile.bin) with the noexec,nosuid, nodev options under Linux like operating systems?

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How do I disable unnecessary services under Mac OS X to secure my Mac OS X based desktop / server / laptop?

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I‘ve brand new Ubuntu Linux server (Apache + PHP5 FastCGI + Lighttpd image only server) installed for my wordpress, mediawiki and vBullietin software. I can load forntpage but user cannot edit any wiki pages or post anything and I get the following error in log file:

PHP Fatal error: Allowed Memory Size of 20971520 Bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 131072 bytes) in /usr/share/mediawiki/includes/OutputHandler.php on line 81

How do I fix this problem?

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The mod_ssl module provides strong cryptography for the Apache Web server via the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols. How do I install and configure mod_ssl under CentOS / Fedora / Redhat Enterprise Linux?

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The default algorithm for storing password hashes in /etc/shadow is MD5. I was told to use SHA-512 hashing algorithm. How do I set password hashing using the SHA-256 and SHA-512 under CentOS or Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.4?

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How do I set advanced security options of the TCP/IP stack and virtual memory to improve security and performance of my system? How do I configure Linux kernel to prevent certain kinds of attacks using /etc/sysctl.conf? How do I set Linux kernel parameters?

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