Articles

Autoconfiguring IPv6 Clients

Most clients on a network need both an address and some environmental information such as a name server or a web proxy. This article investigates whether a recent operating system on an IPv6-only LAN can handle this.

Customizing PortSentry

Do you have a sentry to keep an eye on your servers? We’ll show you how to customize PortSentry’s response to suspicious activity.

PowerShell Part 1: Retrieving System Information

Windows administrators, like Unix or Linux administrators, look for ways to perform their duties with ease and elegance through automation. PowerShell allows administrators to gather information, change Registry parameters, work with Active Directory, manipulate services, look at events, work with Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI), and much more. PowerShell is a Windows administrator’s best friend.

Shell in a Browser

PHP Shell and Shell In A Box put a shell in your browser, thus facilitating web server management – even from the nearest Internet café and without SSH access.

TinyDNS

TinyDNS is superfast, minuscule, and secure DNS server software.

Fedora 16

Fedora 16 comes with some desktop improvements, but for admins, the real story is about virtualization.

Mobile PC Monitor

Monitoring your internal server environment just became easier with MMSOFT Design’s Mobile PC Monitor software.

Tuning Your Filesystem’s Cache

Keeping your key files in RAM reduces latency and makes response time more predictable.

Cloud Forensics

Is your data really secure in the cloud? If a compromise occurs, current forensic approaches will not work and new techniques and standards will be needed.

URL Tricks with htaccess

In addition to introducing extra security measures, htaccess lets you add some fantastic features to your website without having superuser access to the main configuration files of the web server.