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The other day I couldn’t remember what package provided the mkpasswd binary….. yum whatprovides */mkpasswd yum install expect mkpasswd -l 12 The above creates a password of length 12 with two uppercase letters, two numbers […]

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CentOS 6

Rackspace Cloud Monitoring Agent

The Rackspace cloud monitoring agent allows you to monitor CPU, memory, filesystem usage and system processes. It does this by collecting information about the system and pushing it out to Rackspace Cloud Monitoring web services, […]

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CentOS 7

Securing an SSH Server

Nobody likes to log into their server and see this! Over 31,00 failed root login attempts in just a few days!! Disable Root Logins By default (on my system atleast), root logins are enabled. Before […]