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How to Install OSSEC Agent on Solaris 11.4

In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install and configure OSSEC agent on Solaris 11.4. Note that this is not an official guide but rather a documentation of the steps that I took myself in order to get OSSEC agent working on Solaris 11.4. Just like we have explained in our other tutorials regarding installation of OSSEC...

Creating Custom Nessus Scan Policy Templates

Nessus Scan policy template is a set of predefined configuration options related to performing a scan. They define specific actions that are performed during a scan. To create custom Nessus scan policy templates, you need to select the existing templates and modify them to suit your scan requirements. After that, they can be selected from the list of scan...

How to Install and Setup OSSEC agent on Ubuntu 18.04/CentOS 7

In this guide, we are going to learn how to install and configure OSSEC agent on Ubuntu 18.04/CentOS 7. OSSEC is an open source Intrusion Detection System (HIDS)  that runs across multiple OS platforms such as Linux,Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, BSD, Windows, Mac and VMware ESX. It monitors all aspects of system activity such as; file integrity monitoring Windows registry monitoring log...

How to Install and Setup Roundcube Webmail on Debian 9

In this tutorial, we are going to learn how to install Roundcube webmail on Debian 9. Roundcube webmail is a free and open source web-based IMAP email client. It is written in PHP and works just like any other email client. It provides a handful of features; Full support for MIME and HTML messages Sophisticated privacy protection Compose messages...

How to Install Nagios Plugins and NRPE agents on CentOS 7/RHEL 7/Fedora 29

In our previous tutorials, we learnt how to install Nagios plugins as well the Nagios NRPE agents from source. You can check them via the links below; How to Install Nagios Plugins From Source RHEL/CentOS/Oracle Linux How to Install Nagios NRPE Agent on RHEL/CentOS/Oracle Linux Well, in this article, we are going to learn how to install Nagios Plugins and NRPE agents...

How to Install and Setup iRedMail Mail Server on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Welcome to our tutorial on how install iRedMail mail server on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. iRedMail is an opensource mail server solution. It provides a fully-fledged and fully featured mail server at no cost at all. Some of the reasons why you may want to consider iRedMail for your mail server include; It enables you to have a complete control over...

Installing Webmin Web-based Linux System Administration Tool Fedora 29/28/CentOS 7

Webmin is an open-source perl based program that simplifies the administration of Linux/Unix systems through a web interface. Talk about system package installation, removal, managing user accounts, network administration, firewall configurations, exporting files and directories etc. It is commonly used in web hosting control panels. In this guide, we are going to learn how to install Webmin on Fedora...

How to Upgrade ownCloud 9 to ownCloud 10 on Ubuntu 16.04

Hello there, welcome to our guide on how to upgrade ownCloud 9 to ownCloud 10 on Ubuntu 16.04 . ownCloud 10 also ownCloud X is the lastest version. So you could be still running ownCloud server version 9 and whenever you want to synchronize your files with your upto-date ownCloud desktop client you get some version mismatch issues? Worry not...

How to Protect SSH Server Authentication with Fail2ban Ubuntu 18.04

Hello there. Welcome to our tutorial on how to protect SSH server authentication with fail2ban on Ubuntu 18.04. Fail2ban is intrusion prevention tool written in Python programming language to protect servers or any service that requires authentication from brute-force attacks. Fail2ban scans the server/service logs for any abnormally and ban any malicious IP associated with it. For example multiple SSH failed...

How to Install and Use WPScan WordPress Vulnerability Scanner Ubuntu 18.04

This guide discusses how to Install and Use WPScan WordPress Vulnerability Scanner Ubuntu 18.04. WPScan, which is an acronym for WordPress Security Scanner, is a free black box vulnerability scanner written on Ruby programming language to help security professionals and blog maintainers to test the vulnerabilities on their WordPress sites. It helps unearth any vulnerability associated with WordPress themes, plugins,...