A new major security vulnerability impacting Linux customers who leverage Bash as their shell was announced in Sepetember. ZZ Servers strongly recommends customers exposed to this vulnerability apply the appropriate security patch as soon as possible. Below are instructions for patching your systems: For Debian or Ubuntu, run the following command: apt-get update &&… Read more »
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The first step in securing servers is to ensure that they are physically as secure as possible and and then monitored for unauthorized access Many times when setting up servers in a small office or co-location facility many people have their systems in a locking cabinet within a moderately secured physical building. However a determined… Read more »
Last year PCI DSS 1.2 was released changing the intent of the controls required for anti-virus software. In version 1.1 anti-virus software was only required for systems commonly affected by viruses and excluded UNIX based operating systems and mainframes. Version 1.2 now requires all operating system types commonly affected by malicious software be protected and… Read more »
The dedicated team at InterWorx has released Hosting Control Panel 4.1.0. This is the first release of the 4.x series that will be automatically applied to all current InterWorx servers, versions 3 and higher. All InterWorx servers that have auto-updates enabled can and should receive this update.
The easiest way to learn Linux permissions is from an example. The ls -l command generates a list of contents, such as files along with their permissions. Let’s take a look at the default values for a file called Filename. We are adding spaces to make the output more legible.
Build Your Own Debian/Ubuntu LAMP Server – Quick & Easy Do it Yourself Installation Apache 2 – Linux Web server MySQL 5 – MySQL Database Server PHP4/5 – PHP Scripting Language phpMyAdmin – Web-based database admin software. Note: Linux + Apache + MySQL + PHP/Perl together commonly known as LAMP Server.