pfSense is a free, open source customized distribution of FreeBSD tailored for use as a firewall and router. In addition to being a powerful, flexible firewalling and routing platform, it includes a long list of related features and a package system allowing further expandability without adding bloat and potential security vulnerabilities to the base distribution. [...]
The network-to-network setup allows you to connect two office networks into one Virtual Private Network, while the Road Warrior connection secures a laptop’s telecommute to work. Our examples also show the basic procedure on the Linux Openswan side where another IPsec peer is in play.Shortcut to net-to-net.Shortcut to Road Warrior.
Openswan began as a fork of the now-defunct FreeS/WAN project, and continues to be released freely under the GNU General Public License. Unlike the FreeS/WAN project, it is not developed exclusively for the Linux operating system.
So you have a phone with a camera and an mp3 player, and now you would like swap data between it and your linux computer. There are a couple of ways of going about it. These should work, or at least give you a good start on a lot of phones (not just the Nseries), [...]
This is a really simple one, but can cause a lot of weeping and gnashing of teeth. You were given the default “ubuntu” hostname when you installed, and now you want something cooler that enhances your street cred. Heres how to change it: Edit /etc/hostname and change to the new value, you can use nano [...]
Dimdim is a cool new open source meeting service that lets you share your desktop, presentations, audio and video. Its also web based, and needs no installing. On top of all this, it works on Mac, Linux and even Windows! Its still alpha at the moment, but definately useable. Heres how to install it on [...]
A cool new open source meeting service that lets you share your desktop, presentations, audio and video
Dimdim is a cool new open source meeting service that lets you share your desktop, presentations, audio and video. Its also web based, and needs no installing. On top of all this, it works on Mac, Linux and even Windows! In todayâ€™s business environment with globally distributed workforce, it is not realistic to have face-to-face [...]
The lack of standards in this area means that most OSes have a different way of configuring daemons/services for autostart on boot. The best way to have this functionality configured by default is to install OpenVPN as a package, such as via RPM on Linux or using the Windows installer. Linux If you install OpenVPN [...]
This tip shows you a couple of ways to reset the root password if you’ve forgotten it. The easiest way is of course to boot off a LiveCD, chroot into the primary hard disk as described in the Gentoo Install Guide and use passwd. If you don’t have a LiveCD, or the system doesn’t have [...]
The file command is provided by the package sys-apps/file, so if you don’t already have it installed, you’ll need to type emerge file. Chances are you’ve already got it on your system though. To use file simply type file filename and you’ll see information about the filename you passed in. Simple right?
Can’t use SSH on the standard port 22? Need to tunnel through a proxy server? Work behind a draconian firewall and can’t SSH directly? No problem. This document will hopefully show you how to tunnel through an http-proxy server without any server-side modifications.
Roundcube webmail is modern webmail solution which is easy to install and configure. Roundcube webmail runs on a standard PHP/MySQL configuration. The skins use the latest web standards such as XHTML and CSS. The roundcube project includes open-source classes/libraries like PEAR and the IMAP wrapper from IlohaMail.org.
This document describes the process of setting up aÂ SnortÂ network intrusion prevention and detection system on Sun Solaris 10 (SPARC). We will be usingÂ BarnyardÂ for processing events to send to a database (to utilizeÂ BASEÂ or anotherÂ SIMÂ product). This guide will go over bothÂ PostgreSQLÂ andÂ MySQLÂ database output configurations for the sensor, and PostgreSQL for a separate example BASE console. The sensor configuration [...]
The Snare Server builds on the success of our Open Source audit & event log agents. When used in combination, our Snare agents, and Server provide a robust and effective resource for event log management.