IPtables Blacklists

Many of you already use online blacklists to fight spam. Recently I’ve dicovered http://www.openbl.org/ and started using their lists on my firewall to prevent attacks from hosts that are known to be preforming attacks. It works in a very similar way to all the spam blacklists out there, and this is how I’ve implemented them on my Firewall. …

Linux KVM: Disable virbr0 NAT Interface

The virtual network (virbr0) used for Network address translation (NAT) which allows guests to access to network services. However, NAT slows down things and only recommended for desktop installations. To disable Network address translation (NAT) forwarding type the following commands:   Display Current Setup Type the following command: # ifconfig Sample outputs: virbr0 Link encap:Ethernet …

How to Clone/Backup Linux Systems Using Mondo

Mondo Rescue is an open source, free disaster recovery and backup utility that allows you to easily create complete system (Linux or Windows) Clone/Backup ISO Images to CD, DVD, Tape, USB devices, Hard Disk, and NFS. And can be used to quickly restore or redeploy working image into other systems, in the event of data loss, you will be able to restore as much as entire system …