Gentoo 10.1 Setup - part 2

Now that we've secured access to your Gentoo 10.1 slice we can update it and get it ready for the rest of the server install.


Gentoo 10.1 Setup - part 1

Your Gentoo 10.1 Slice will be a bare-bones install when it's created. We need to connect via SSH and secure it as soon as possible.


Arch 2010.05 Setup - part 2

Now that we've secured access to our Arch 2010.05 slice we can update it and get it ready for the rest of the server install.


Arch 2010.05 Setup - part 1

Your Arch 2010.05 Slice will be a bare-bones install when it's created. We need to connect via SSH and secure it as soon as possible.


Fedora 14 setup - part 2

Now that we've secured access to our Fedora 14 slice we can update it and get it ready for the rest of the server install.


Fedora 14 setup - part 1

Your Fedora 14 Slice will be a bare-bones install when it's created. We need to connect via SSH and secure it as soon as possible.


Ubuntu Maverick Setup - part 2

Now that we've secured access to our Ubuntu Maverick slice we can update it and get it ready for the rest of the server install.


Ubuntu Maverick Setup - part 1

Your Ubuntu Maverick Slice will be a bare-bones install when it's created. We need to connect via SSH and secure it as soon as possible.


Fedora 13 setup - part 2

Now that we've secured access to our Fedora Core 13 slice we can update it and get it ready for the rest of the server install.


Fedora 13 setup - part 1

Your Fedora Core 13 Slice will be a bare-bones install when it's created. We need to connect via SSH and secure it as soon as possible.


CentOS 5.5 Setup - part 2

Now that we've secured access to our CentOS 5.5 slice we can update it and get it ready for the rest of the server install.


CentOS 5.5 Setup - part 1

Your CentOS 5.5 Slice will be a bare-bones install when it's created. We need to connect via SSH and secure it as soon as possible.


Ubuntu Lucid Setup - Part 2

Now that we've secured access to our Ubuntu Lucid slice we can update it and get it ready for the rest of the server install.


Ubuntu Lucid Setup - Part 1

Your Ubuntu Lucid Slice will be a bare-bones install when it's created. We need to connect via SSH and secure it as soon as possible.


Ubuntu Karmic Setup - Part 2

Now that we've secured access to our Ubuntu Karmic slice we can update it and get it ready for the rest of the server install.


Ubuntu Karmic Setup - Part 1

Your Ubuntu Karmic Slice will be a bare-bones install when it's created. We need to connect via SSH and secure it as soon as possible.


Ubuntu Jaunty Setup - Part 2

Now that we've secured access to our Ubuntu Jaunty slice we can update it and get it ready for the rest of the server install.


Ubuntu Jaunty Setup - Part 1

Your Ubuntu Jaunty Slice will be a bare-bones install when it's created. We need to connect via SSH and secure it as soon as possible.


RHEL 5.4 Setup - part 2

Now that we've secured access to our RHEL 5.4 slice we can update it and get it ready for the rest of the server install.


RHEL 5.4 Setup - part 1

Your RHEL 5.4 Slice will be a bare-bones install when it's created. We need to connect via SSH and secure it as soon as possible.


RHEL 5.3 Setup - part 2

Now that we've secured access to our RHEL 5.3 slice we can update it and get it ready for the rest of the server install.


RHEL 5.3 Setup - part 1

Your RHEL 5.3 Slice will be a bare-bones install when it's created. We need to connect via SSH and secure it as soon as possible.


Fedora 12 setup - part 2

Now that we've secured access to our Fedora Core 12 slice we can update it and get it ready for the rest of the server install.


Fedora 12 setup - part 1

Your Fedora Core 12 Slice will be a bare-bones install when it's created. We need to connect via SSH and secure it as soon as possible.


Fedora 11 Setup - part 2

Now that we've secured access to our Fedora Core 11 slice we can update it and get it ready for the rest of the server install.


Fedora 11 Setup - part 1

Your Fedora Core 11 Slice will be a bare-bones install when it's created. We need to connect via SSH and secure it as soon as possible.


CentOS 5.4 Setup - part 2

Now that we've secured access to our CentOS 5.4 slice we can update it and get it ready for the rest of the server install.


CentOS 5.4 Setup - part 1

Your CentOS 5.4 Slice will be a bare-bones install when it's created. We need to connect via SSH and secure it as soon as possible.


CentOS 5.3 Setup - part 2

Now that we've secured access to our CentOS 5.3 slice we can update it and get it ready for the rest of the server install.


CentOS 5.3 Setup - part 1

Your CentOS 5.3 Slice will be a bare-bones install when it's created. We need to connect via SSH and secure it as soon as possible.


Debian Lenny setup - page 2

Now that we've secured access to our Debian Lenny slice we can update it and get it ready for the rest of the server install.


Debian Lenny setup - page 1

Your Debian Lenny Slice will be a bare-bones install when it's created. We need to connect via SSH and secure it as soon as possible.


Gentoo setup - Page 2

In page 1 of the Gentoo Slice setup article we completed the ssh configuration along with a basic iptables install.

Now we’ll configure the gentoo ebuild system and get our Slice up to date.


Gentoo setup - Page 1

These Gentoo articles will take you from a ‘barebones’ Gentoo Slice to a secured and up to date Slice ready for your server software (or whatever you use the Slice for).

Securing your Slice as soon as possible is a great way of starting your Slice administration.


Ubuntu Intrepid - Apache configuration #2

Continuing from the first Ubuntu Intrepid Apache configuration article, we'll now look at some of the other settings in the main apache2.conf file and what they can do.

Concentrating on efficiency and security, this will end our apache2.conf journey (for now).


Ubuntu Intrepid - Apache configuration #1

As we know from the previous article, Ubuntu Intrepid uses a different layout from other non-Debian based systems - let's move on and take a look at the main apache2.conf and ports.conf.

We're not actually going to change a lot at this point, just look at the main settings and see what they mean and what a change will actually do.


Ubuntu Intrepid setup - page 1

These Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex articles will take you from a 'barebones' Ubuntu Intrepid Slice to a secured and up to date Slice ready for your server software (or whatever you use the Slice for).

Securing your Slice as soon as possible is a great way of starting your Slice administration.


Ubuntu Intrepid setup - page 2

In page 1 of the Ubuntu Intrepid setup, we completed the ssh configuration along with a basic iptables install.

Let's move on and install some personal configuration files to make our life easier. Once done, we can update the install and create a solid base for the 'meat' of the server.


Ubuntu Hardy setup - page 2

Now that we've secured access to our Ubuntu Hardy slice we can update it and get it ready for the rest of the server install.


Ubuntu Hardy setup - page 1

Your Ubuntu Hardy Slice will be a bare-bones install when it's created. We need to connect via SSH and secure it as soon as possible.


CentOS setup - page 2

In page 1 of the CentOS setup, we completed the ssh configuration along with a basic iptables install.

Let's move on and install some personal configuration files to make our life easier. Once done, we can update the install and create a solid base for the 'meat' of the server.


CentOS setup - page 1

These CentOS articles will take you from a 'barebones' CentOS 5.1 Slice to a secured and up to date Slice ready for your server software (or whatever you use the Slice for).

Not only that, you will have a better understanding of what is going on and, more importantly, why it's going on.


Ubuntu Gutsy setup - page 2

In page 1 of the Ubuntu Gutsy setup, we completed the ssh configuration along with a basic iptables install.

Let's move on and install some personal configuration files to make our life easier. Once done, we can update the install and create a solid base for the 'meat' of the server.


Ubuntu Gutsy setup - page 1

These Ubuntu Gutsy articles will take you from a 'barebones' Ubuntu Gutsy Slice to a secured and up to date Slice ready for your server software (or whatever you use the Slice for).

Securing your Slice as soon as possible is a great way of starting your Slice administration.


Debian Etch setup - page 2

Continuing from page 1 of the Debian Etch setup, we'll now configure the terminal to be more useful and readable and create some aliases so we don't repeat entering long commands.

Then we can configure the locale(s) and go ahead and update Debian to the latest secure software ready for the 'working' software such as web servers and so on.


Debian Etch setup - page 1

These Debian articles will take you from a 'barebones' Debian Etch Slice to a secured and up to date Slice ready for your server software (or whatever you use the Slice for).

Not only that, you will have a better understanding of what is going on and, more importantly, why it's going on.


Ubuntu Feisty setup - page 2

In page 1 of the Ubuntu Feisty setup, we completed the ssh configuration along with a basic iptables install.

Let's move on and install some personal configuration files to make our life easier. Once done, we can update the install and create a solid base for the 'meat' of the server.


Ubuntu Feisty setup - page 1

In this Ubuntu Feisty guide, we have a basic Ubuntu Feisty slice upgraded from Ubuntu LTS as shown in this article. Do note that the upgrade should have been conducted on a barebones LTS install.

Now we need to access the slice and secure it as soon as possible.


Ubuntu LTS setup - page 2

In page 1 of the Ubuntu LTS setup, we completed the ssh configuration along with a basic iptables install.

Let's move on and install some personal configuration files to make our life easier. Once done, we can update the install and create a solid base for the 'meat' of the server.


Ubuntu LTS setup - page 1

In this Ubuntu LTS setup guide, we have a basic Ubuntu LTS slice, either a new slice or a reinstalled slice.

Now we need to access the slice and secure it as soon as possible.