Talk:Securing servers

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this needs more on:

keeping your machine updated -- general, OS and programs (firewalls, ssh security gotchas, choosing secure daemons, staying up to date with patches, etc.) keeping your machine updated -- security patches


Security in a local user context section needs:

things needed here:(cover common gotchas and SNAFUs concerning local security; ie preventing valid shell users from obtaining privileges they aren't supposed to have or doing damage they shouldn't be able to do. sudo is clearly a must with this one, as is some discussion of running daemons under special user accounts, and the dangers of overusing "nobody" to run daemons. a quick rundown of system files that permissions should be double-checked on, like /etc/passwd, /etc/master.passwd, /etc/group, and the databases associated with them should also be covered.)

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