[Klug-general] Hiding Port 22 on an SSH based VPN
cokehabit at gmail.com
Wed Apr 4 00:50:43 BST 2007
J D Freeman wrote:
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> On Mon, Apr 02, 2007 at 08:49:27PM +0100, Karl Lattimer wrote:
>> PS. Easiest way to secure a server running Linux? Use a linux distro
>> which comes pre-configured to be reasonably secure and not leave
>> completely idiotic default settings which ship with most services,
>> eg. sendmail which has pretty much always shipped with default
>> configs which are laughable to most spammers.
> The only way to secure a computer is to unplug it, cast it in a concrete
> block, and lock it away in the bottom of a nuclear bunker.
> This is however entirely useless.
> This said, any computer not connected to the internet has a boost to its
> security, this is why BT adsl is so good :p
>> I'm suggesting use redhat, as 90% of configuration is already done as
>> long as you don't do stupid things you're pretty secure out of the box.
> I would say the same for debian, for exactly the same reasons.
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Nah, you're both wrong. Ubuntu is the way to go
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