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Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Basic Cloud Server Security

name demo here but any name will do). adduser demo Best security practices for system administration ...

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Physical Security

How difficult do you think it is to break into a house when the owner has rendered his own security systems useless? A Cloud Server is no different. That's why we say that its security will ultimately ...

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Securely Transfer Files With WinSCP

won't see that little lock, since ftp doesn't provide secure (encrypted) communication. Creating ...

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Getting Started with openSUSE in the Cloud

zones have been selected correctly, go to: Allowed Services >> External Zone >> Secure Shell ...

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Common Windows Issues: Terminal Services Licenses

  Problem:  You are unable to access your Cloud Server via a Remote Desktop Connection due to a licensing Error Cause:  By default, Rackspace Cloud Servers come with a Remote Desktop license that allows for 2 concurrent users to access your server.  If yo ...

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Rackspace Cloud Essentials Guide - Uploading Your Content

  Linux Rackspace Cloud Essentials 5 - CentOS - Installing vsftpd Rackspace Cloud Essentials 5 - CentOS - Configuring a user in vsftpd Rackspace Cloud Essentials 5 - Ubuntu - Installing vsftpd Rackspace Cloud Essentials 5 - Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP) Windows Rackspace Cloud Essentials ...

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SSH - Socks Proxy

benefits. For starters, all traffic is passed over a secure, encrypted SSH tunnel. This means that you can safely browse the web, chat, email (or what have you) safely and securely without having to worry about ...

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Rackspace Cloud Essentials - CentOS - Installing vsftpd

obsolete because it lacks the ability for secure file transfers.   Instead, we recommend installing and using a secure file transfer mechanism, and we will introduce you to a few of them in this guide.  This ...

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Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Creating an FTP Site in IIS 7.0

StatefulFtp enable   FTP Site Security So far we have created an FTP site with anyonymous authentication - while this is great for a public download site, there isn't much in the way of security.  In this ...

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Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Going From Mac To Linux Using Terminal

Secure shell connection If you are a Mac user, you don’t need to install a third party client like PuTTY to connect to your Cloud Server via Secure Shell (SSH). Terminal is a terminal emulation program included with Mac OS that can be used to run ssh. It can be accessed at Applications > Utilities. First ...

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Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Going from Windows to Linux using PuTTY

Now that you know how to create a new server through the Control Panel, your next step is to make a secure remote connection from your local machine to your Rackspace Cloud Server.  This article looks at using a client called PuTTY to form an SSH (Secure Shell) connection from a Windows OS to a Linux Cloud ...

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Enable Root login with openssh

or by following someone else's instructions, as this is a common security precaution. To remedy ...

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Backing up your files with rsync

a quick introduction to rsync. The command shown is a simple but effective and secure means of creating an ...

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Generating RSA Keys With SSH - PuTTYgen

are decreased by an order of magnitude. Related Articles Secure Shell - SSH putty Cloud Servers SSH ...

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Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Ubuntu - Installing vsftpd

start If you see an  OK response then you are ready to go! Using vsftpd is not the only way of securely transferring files.  From one Linux server to another, you can use SCP (secure copy), or Secure FTP - both ...

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SSH - "REMOTE HOST IDENTIFICATION HAS CHANGED"

save the new key. For more information about the SSH key and its security implications, please see this ...

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Rackspace Cloud Essentials - Checking a server’s SSH host fingerprint with the web console

return for a pretty comforting security check you can run through easily when you connect from a new ...

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Install and Configure Lsyncd

sync data from a secure area to a less secure area. To accomplish this lsync uses rsync to automate the ...

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Making SSH Shortcuts on Mac OS X

you that Safari is trying to open another application. That's a security measure. So long as you ...

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Ubuntu - Setting up Wuala

root user. Be sure that you have performed all of your system updates and secured your server ...

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