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How to Setup HAProxy in Ubuntu 16.04

HAProxy is an open-source high availability load balancing and proxy services tools for TCP and HTTP-based network applications. It is easy to use, suits for high volume websites and  its seamless integration into  existing architectures. It offers transparent connections, server offloading, enforcement of policies, limit connections apart from its primary function of proxy service. In […]

August 31, 2016 | By in NETWORK
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How to Install Security Onion 14.04

Did you know Security Onion? It is a Linux distro specialized on network security monitoring and intrusion prevention, simplify the whole network management with a Ubuntu-based distro that you can start using with just few steps. It comes with many valuable security software to monitor your network in realtime or perform analysis on pcap files and/or system logs. Today […]

April 1, 2016 | By
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How to Perform Network Sniffing with Tshark

This time let's talk about Tshark, a powerful command-line network analyzer that comes with the well known Wireshark. It works like Tcpdump, but with powerful decoders and filters, capable to capture information of different network layers or protocols, and display in different format and layouts. Used to analyze network traffic in real-time or read pcap/pcapng files […]

February 29, 2016 | By
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How to Configure Quagga Routing Suite on Linux

Quagga is one of the core open source project which is used to provide routing services on linux platform. It consist of different components for different dynamics protocols such as  Open Shortest Path First (OSPF),  Routing Information Protocol  (RIP), Border Gateway Protocol (BGP), Intermediate System to Intermediate System (IS-IS) and Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS). Partially it […]

February 22, 2016 | By
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How to Manage Public Key Infrastructure with OpenSSL

OpenSSL is an open source cryptographic toolkit with focus on Secure Socket Layer/Transport Layer Security or SSL/TLS, widely deployed on GNU/Linux systems, it performs key part on our daily experience on the Internet. Today I will point some commands to help you manage X.509 Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and  also use this toolkit to and encrypt/decrypt files and other […]

January 7, 2016 | By
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Introduction to IRC with XChat, Irssi and UnrealIRCD on CentOS 7.0

Hi tuxman, this time we are going to talk about the Internet Relay Chat, or simply IRC. In the first part of this article we will review this protocol, how to use Irssi or XChat to connect on Freenode and other IRC networks,enter on channels and talk to people. After that, you will see how […]

December 15, 2015 | By
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How to Install Snort and Usage in Ubuntu 15.04

Intrusion detection in a network is important for IT security. Intrusion Detection System used for the detection  of illegal and malicious attempts in the network. Snort is well-known  open source intrusion detection system. Web interface (Snorby) can be used  for better analysis of alerts.  Snort can be used as an intrusion prevention system with iptables/pf […]

August 10, 2015 | By
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Howto Configure OpenVPN Server-Client on Ubuntu 15.04

Virtual private network (VPN) is a common name of several technologies which allows to establish a network connection over other network. It called virtual because nodes connected between each over through non physical lines. And it is private due to absence of public access to network without proper rights from of the network owner. OpenVPN […]

June 1, 2015 | By
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Basic Networking Commands with Docker Containers

Hi everybody, today we'll learn some basic networking with Docker Containers. Docker is an Open Source project that provides an open platform to pack, ship and run any application as a lightweight container. It has no boundaries of Language support, Frameworks or packaging system and can be run anywhere, anytime from a small home computers to high-end […]

May 15, 2015 | By
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How IP forwarding Helps Connecting Private interface to Internet in Linux

Hi everyone, today we'll learn about IP forwarding or Packet forwarding from one network interface to another in Linux using iptables. IP forwarding is a concept to make Linux machine to send data from one network to another as a router. So, it can be used as a router or a proxy server that can share internet […]

April 22, 2015 | By
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Bringing a Bunch of Best Known Linux Network Tools

It is very useful to use command line tools to monitor the network on your system and there are a tons of them out there available for the linux user such as nethogs, ntopng, nload, iftop, iptraf, bmon, slurm, tcptrack, cbm, netwatch, collectl, trafshow, cacti, etherape, ipband, jnettop, netspeed and speedometer. Since there are many linux […]

February 17, 2015 | By
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How to Monitor Network Traffic in Linux With nethogs

I love monitoring the network traffic on my linux machine, especially when I want to know the speed at which the data is currently being transferred. Is any process overusing network bandwidth on my Ubuntu system? What is a nice tool to solve this problem? Have you ever used nethogs? If not it is ok […]

February 11, 2015 | By
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How to Create Jailed ssh User with Jailkit on Debian Wheezy

Hi there, today we'll be creating a jailed ssh user with Jailkit on a Debian Wheezy box. Jailkit is a set of utilities to limit user accounts to specific files using chroot() and or specific commands. Setting up a chroot shell, a shell limited to some specific command, or a daemon inside a chroot jail […]

February 9, 2015 | By
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How To Disable IPv6 In RHEL / CentOS 7.x / Fedora 21

Hi everyone, today we'll learn what is IPv6 and how to disable IPv6 in our CentOS, Fedora,  RHEL distributions of Linux. Our policy and network configuration these days does not require IPv6 support. Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) is the latest version of the Internet Protocol (IP), the communications protocol that provides an identification and location system […]

February 5, 2015 | By
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