[SATLUG] Questions about home server security: non-standard ports

hc at lookcee.com hc at lookcee.com
Sat Feb 23 10:59:31 CST 2013


I have found it interesting Alex, I like learning randomly & read all post with that hope.
hippy herb
 
On Thursday, February 21, 2013 20:56, "Alex Bartonek" <bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com> said:



> 
> 
> --- On Thu, 2/21/13, David Kowis <dkowis at shlrm.org> wrote:
> 
> 
> > Is there a logwatch for solaris? That might cover your bases
> > as well.
> >
> > http://sourceforge.net/projects/logwatch/files/
> >
> > It can get too noisy, and so isn't quite as good as having
> > nagios
> > watch for things or something like that, as well it doesn't
> > provide
> > you a very good trending analysis so you can see when spikes
> > of
> > activity happen, but it does mail you a summary of log
> > events nicely
> > organized :)
> 
> 
> Yes, I can run logwatch on mine..but in all honesty..I shut down whatever ports on
> my server that I dont want accessible, then in IPFilter I tell it explicitly what
> I want coming in and what can go out.  There really isnt anything that I consider
> important on there, network is seperate from my personal network etc.  Other than
> that, unless there is a Apache, Drupal flaw or Piwigo (my photo gallery), I should
> be good to go.
> 
> Man...lots of talk on this subject..hopefully nobody is getting tired of seeing
> this.  LOL
> 
> -Alex
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