Monthly Archive:: May 2013

SFTP Jail (chroot) with Active Directory authentication

Another How-To secure SFTP using chroot with AD authentication restricting by Group. You may find loads of articles how to do a SFTP using SSH as well as a Jail, however only few websites provide a How To authenticate against an existent Active Directory. Moreover, you may find hard using winbind to join your Linux… [read more]

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Two-Factor authentication – Amazon AWS

Have you ever thought that Google Authentication could also be used with Amazon AWS? Here’s how to configure Google Authenticator with Amazon IAM.   Doing some experiments with Google Authenticator I also found that can be used with Amazon AWS, which can bring an additional security to all employees that need access to your Cloud. So,… [read more]

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Virtual machine images for Virtualbox and VMware

Looking for Virtual machine images for Virtualbox and/or VMware? That quick tip is for you then.   Sometimes you need to build a dev environment or even a quick one for learning purposes. However, you are always in a hurry and can’t spend time installing a new Linux distribution or configuring basic settings in a… [read more]

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