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The sys admin's daily grind: Single-packet authentication

26.08.2008

Conventional, woodpecker-style port knocking is open to sniffing and brute force knocking attacks. Sending an encrypted packet with an access request to the server is safer and more modern. Learn more about Firewall Knock Operator, a.k.a. Fwknop.

Report from LinuxWorld 2008

The event evolves

25.08.2008

Some of the excitement, and much of the usual fanfare, were missing from the 2008 LinuxWorld event in San Francisco. Show-goers wondered whether they had ever seen a LinuxWorld with so little splash and flare. And yet, splash isn't everything. In the press rooms and business meetings, the industry seemed poised to launch a new era of appliances, netbooks, and virtual everything.

The soft chewy center of the Internet

SYSADMIN: DNS Attacks

DNS

Microsoft Succeeds: ISO and IEC Dismiss OOXML Appeals

18.08.2008

A Report from OSCON 2008

Open source enthusiasts sweep into Portland

01.08.2008

O'Reilly's annual OSCON event attracted a range of open source enthusiasts who were treated to impressive keynotes, a range of "lightening talks," and plenty of in-depth technical sessions.

OSCON: SourceForge.net Community Choice Awards

26.07.2008

Exploring the ntfsprogs toolset

COVER STORIES: DISK TOOLS

Tips for optimizing Apache, Postfix, Oracle, MySQL, and Samba

SYSADMIN: READY FOR TRAFFIC

Accessing NTFS from a Linux live distro

COVER STORIES: LIVE WIRE

Accessing NTFS on a dual-boot system with Captive

COVER STORIES: CAPTIVE UNLEASHED

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