Setting up server side includes — or SSIs — in Apache is quite easy, we’ll show you how.
Most people set up SSIs to allow them to include text files within their Web pages, like a regular footer or nav bar. Of course you can do other useful things, like echoing a date or even executing CGIs — but first, you have to configure Apache to use server side includes.
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RKHunter also known as RootKit Hunter is a scanning tool to ensure you for about 99.9% that you don’t have any rootkits, backdoors, and local exploits but running tests and e-mailing you results.
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Tornkit is a rootkit which lets an intruder have unrestricted access to your dedicated server. This guide will help you remove it.
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chkrootkit: shell script that checks system binaries for rootkit modification.
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BFD is a modular shell script for parsing applicable logs and checking for authentication failures.
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Telnet should be disabled, and you should use SSH. Telnet sends password in plain text, and ‘crackers/hackers’ can obtain these passwords easily compared to SSH, and then takeover your dedicated web server.
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SSH Protocol 1 based systems are facing many automated “root kits”.
As a result to step up the security Protcol 2 should be enabled as soon as possible.
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Logwatch is a customizable log analysis system.
Logwatch parses through your system’s logs for a given period of time and creates a report analyzing areas that you specify, in as much detail as you require. Logwatch is easy to use and will work right out of the package on most systems.
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Dedicated web hosting is different from shared web hosting in that your website is the only one on the server, and thus no resources are “shared”.
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