Thursday, February 20, 2020

How to Set System Wide Proxy in Ubuntu 18.04

In this guide, we are going to learn how to set system wide proxy in Ubuntu 18.04. Imagine you are in a local network environment where access to the Internet is also possible when you are going through a proxy server. Well, in this guide we are gonna learn how to configure system wide proxy settings on your Ubuntu...

Install and Configure Squid Proxy on CentOS 8

In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and configure Squid proxy on CentOS 8. Squid is a full-featured web proxy cache server application which provides proxy and cache services for HTTP, FTP, SSL requests and DNS lookups. It also performs transparent caching that reduces bandwidth and improves response time by...

Configure IPSEC VPN using StrongSwan on Ubuntu 18.04

In this guide, we are going to learn how to configure IPSEC VPN using StrongSwan on Ubuntu 18.04. We covered similar guides on how to install OpenVPN server on Fedora 29 and FreeBSD 12. You can check that by following the links below; Install and Configure OpenVPN Server FreeBSD 12 Install and Setup OpenVPN Server on Fedora 29/CentOS 7 Well,...

How to Install and Use ClamAV Antivirus on Ubuntu 18.04

ClamAV is an open source antivirus engine for detecting trojans, viruses, malware, adwares, rootkits and other malicious threats. It supports multiple file formats, file and archive unpacking, and multiple signature languages such as hash-based signature matching, wildcards, boolean logic and any custom rules written in Bytecode language. ClamAV includes a multi-threaded scanner daemon, command line utilities for on demand file...

How to Install and Use VeraCrypt to Encrypt Drives on Ubuntu 18.04

Today, we are going to learn about how to install and Use VeraCrypt to Encrypt Drives on Ubuntu 18.04. So what is VeraCrypt? VeraCrypt is an open-source software forked from TrueCrypt whose development and maintenance has since been discontinued. It is used for performing on-the-fly disk encryption (OTFE). On-the-fly encryption means that data is encrypted before it is written to...

How to Create Locally Trusted SSL Certificates with mkcert on Ubuntu 18.04

Hello folks, welcome to this very tutorial on how to create locally-trusted development SSL certificates on Ubuntu 18.04 using the mkcert utility. mkcert is a simple zero-config tool that is used to make locally trusted development certificates. It automatically creates and installs a local CA in the system root store, and generates locally-trusted certificates. Using certificates from real certificate authorities (CAs) for...

Configure APT Proxy on Debian 10 Buster

In this guide guide, we are going to learn how to configure APT Proxy on Debian 10 Buster. If you are be running a Debian 10 system behind a proxy server, chances are you have unsuccessfully tried to install packages. Learn how to configure APT package manager to use HTTP or HTTPS proxy server while pulling packages...

How to Install and Setup OpenVAS 9 Vulnerability Scanner on Ubuntu 18.04

Hello there. In this guide, we will be learning about how to install and setup OpenVAS 9 Vulnerability Scanner on Ubuntu 18.04. OpenVAS is the world's most advanced Open Source vulnerability scanner and manager. It is a software framework of several services and tools offering a comprehensive and powerful vulnerability scanning and vulnerability management solution. It executes the actual Network...

Configure Apache with SSL/TLS Certificates on CentOS 8

Follow through this guide to learn how to configure Apache with SSL/TLS Certificates on CentOS 8. Are you using Nginx instead? Check our guide on setting up Nginx with SSL/TLS certificates by following the link below; Configure Nginx with SSL/TLS certificates on CentOS 8 Configure Apache with SSL/TLS...

Enforce Password Complexity Policy On CentOS 7/RHEL Derivatives

In this guide, we are going to learn how to enforce password complexity policy on CentOS 7/RHEL based derivatives. Our previous guide covered the enforcement of password complexity on Ubuntu 18.04. You can check the same by following the link below; Enforce Password Complexity Policy On Ubuntu 18.04 Enforce Password Complexity Policy On CentOS 7 Similar to our previous guide, we...