Finally, someone spends time to work with a Linux server and OS X authentication issue: OSX has what I would call an undocumented feature of the operating system- the portable home directory. Basically, it keeps a user’s home directory sync’d up between a network share and the local pc. If you are not on the [...]
With this tip you will be able to work from home using VPN and that too from Linux / FreeBSD system for the proprietary Microsoft Point-to-Point vpn server. Different organization uses different VPN connection options such as SSL, PPTP or IPSEC. When you need to access corporate network and its services, you need to login [...]
Recently I received an interesting question from one my regular reader: What is the basic and important difference between password and passphrase when implementing SSH with DSA/RAS public key authentication? Which one is recommended for daily usage? The main and basic difference is that you can use multi string phrase including spaces and tabs using [...]
A step by step guide on setting up multiple SSH keys for password less login.
How do you prevent non-root users from login into the system? How do you assign user ftp and mail access only? How do you make or set shell to nologin to politely refuse a login? Fear not, it is easy to deny access to login shell :D . If the file /etc/nologin exists, login will [...]