Tagged: security


Beginner’s guide to SELinux

Hello Linux-fanatics, in this tutorial we will learn to use SELinux. Its been my experience that most Sys-Admins consider it a hassle & ends up disabling it. It is a great tool to help...

password protect apache

Password Protect APACHE Directory with Basic Authentication

In our earlier tutorials, we have discussed ‘how we can create a apache server’ ‘secure it using an SSL certificate’ & also learned ‘some tips for Hardening apache server’. In this tutorial, we are...

firewalld in Rhel centos

Getting started with FIREWALLD in RHEL/CentOS 7

Earlier we discussed about SELinux, which helps us secure our system. In addition to using SELinux, we should also enable firewall of our system. Starting with RHEL7, Firewalld was introduced which replaced IPtables, though...