Adding a Samba Share

This post will use Samba Version 4.1.6-Ubuntu (the version in use on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server at the time of this writing) to setup Samba (smb) shares from a┬ádrive attached to a server on a local network. Three shares will be created: dropbox, hub, and restricted which will correspond to directories on the attached drive […]

SSH Server Hardening

The following is a list of things that can, and probably should, be done in order to secure an OpenSSH server. This list isn’t necessarily complete, but what is here can significantly improve the server’s defenses against attackers.