system startup

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Linux computer console is a physical device to operate a computer / server. Here are few steps which, if taken, make it more difficult for an attacker to quickly modify a system from its console.


Under Linux / UNIX it is very easy to find out all running services and shutdown unwanted services. All you have to do it go through the following directories or configuration files: => /etc/init.d/ => /etc/rcX.d/ => /etc/xinetd./d => /etc/inetd.conf => /usr/local/etc/rc.d You can also use tools such as CentOS / RHEL ntsysv tool / […]