Some bookmarks

Oct 02, 2020

On this post, I'll keep track of some pages I found very helpfull.

Security

If you struggle with SELinux but you don't want to simply disable it, here is a good start

Modifying SELinux Settings for Full NGINX and NGINX Plus Functionality
When Security-Enhanced Linux (SELinux) is enabled for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) and related distros, its default settings prevent NGINX and NGINX Plus from performing some operations. This article explains how to modify SELinux settings to permit full functionality.

Here is a post that shows how easy it is to use client-side certificate authentication with NGINX. I used it to protect the admin pages of this blog... It took me less than 15 minutes to set it up...

Client-Side Certificate Authentication with nginx
Authentication in applications is tough. If you decide to roll your own, security issues are nearly guaranteed. Most anyone who writes software for a living will tell you to use something you didn’t write; that’s battle-tested and in wide use. Open source is even better; hopefully that many eyes and…

System

Some interesting info about systemd services...

How to create systemd service unit in Linux - LinuxConfig.org
In this tutorial we analyze the structure of systemd ”.service” units, and examine the most commonoptions which can be used to modify how the service behaves. We see how to set dependencies for a service and how can wespecify the commands to be executed when it is started stopped or reloaded. The …

Christophe Lemaire

Christophe is network and security engineer for more than 20 years. He has always been eager to learn new technologies and to share them with his peers. He's always happy to help, so don't hesitate...

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