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Hardening DNS Servers

Hardening DNS Servers

Hardening DNS Servers: Domain Name Service (DNS) servers resolve hostnames to IP addresses. This service allows a website name such as www.sybex.com to be resolved to an IP address such as 192.168.1.110. NOTE: A registrar manages your domain name, and most require an annual renewal fee. If these fees are not paid, another company will be able to hijack your …

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Hardening FTP Servers

Hardening FTP Servers

Hardening FTP Servers: File Transfer Protocol (FTP) servers are not intended for high-security applications because of their inherent weaknesses, Most FTP servers allow you to create file areas on any drive on the system. You should create a separate drive or subdirectory on the system to allow file transfers. If possible, use virtual private network (VPN) or Secure Shell (SSH) …

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WEB SERVERS

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT WEB SERVERS: A web server is just a piece of software running on the operating system of a server that allows connections to access a web application. The most common web servers are Internet Information Services (IIS) on a Windows server and Apache Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Server on a Linux server. These servers …

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