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The Best Way to Master a Technology Is to Teach It to Others

Thomas Cameron

Red Hat, Inc.

Securing Your Linux Server

This presentation will cover securing your Linux server from several directions. We'll cover:

  • The initial build of your server to exclude any code which lends itself to allowing unauthorized access;
  • Disabling unnecessary services;
  • Securing some common services like Sendmail, OpenSSH and Apache;
  • Securing networking with iptables and hosts_access;
  • Setting up secure account policies like password expiration and password complexity; and
  • Scanning your systems to check for vulnerabilities.

Clustering with Linux

This presentation will cover clustering with Linux from two perspectives:

  • Application high availability and failover; and
  • Filesystem clustering.

This session provides a demonstration of the emerging Shared Storage technology delivered by Red Hat Cluster Suite and Red Hat Global File System™ (GFS). This session will provide a demonstration of setting up highly available NFS using Red Hat Cluster Suite with a Global File System™ backend.

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Thomas Cameron is an Enterprise Solutions Architect at Red Hat, Inc., and has been in the information technology industry since 1993. He has held certifications as a Novell Certified NetWare Engineer, a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and Trainer, and of course, a Red Hat Certified Engineer. He is the lead Solutions Architect for Red Hat for the central region of the United States.

Email: tcameron@redhat.com