Bot_Attack An insidious spam botnet attacks CharlyJul 31, 2006
While going about his normal duties, Linux Magazine author Charly Kühnast was hit with a mean attack. Charly’s separate anti-spam server, which sits in front of his mail server, saved him from the mail storm.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: DnsgraphJul 31, 2006
A partly overloaded DNS server can slow down all the workstations on the network. Dnsgraph is an early warning system that gives administrators a graph of critical values. Your Dnsgraph charts will help you keep your systems serving names.more »
Antsp2p Anonymous Filesharing with Antsp2pMay 31, 2006
Filesharing is a favorite leisure activity for many Internet users. But conventional filesharing tools have one major drawback – they aren’t anonymous. The Antsp2p project aims to change this.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Nmap 4Apr 30, 2006
Many tools keep growing with each new version, but Nmap 4.00 has lost weight thanks to the Diet-Nmap project. The latest incarnation of Nmap is not only quicker, it is also more frugal with memory.more »
Charly's Column The Sysadmin’s Daily Grind: Webalizer XtendedFeb 28, 2006
Webalizer is a tool for analyzing web server logfiles. A new patch lets admins see what isn’t there.more »
Twisted Creating network apps with TwistedFeb 28, 2006
The Twisted framework makes it so easy to create network-aware applications in Python. Twisted speaks all the major Internet protocols, from mail through chat, and it can handle encryption. We’ll show you how to set up a personal web server with Twisted.more »
Asterisk Telephony with an Asterisk phone systemJan 31, 2006
An old computer is all you need to build your own do-it-yourself personal phone server.more »
Linphone Internet telephony with LinphoneJan 31, 2006
When you want to call your friends in distant countries, don’t pick up the phone; just put on your headset and fire up Linphone.more »
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The new release deprecates the sshd_config UsePrivilegeSeparation option.
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