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Linux Security Help: Nagios with BMC Patrol, Setting Up SSH and More

Jun 27, 2007, 05:15 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by MiMi Yeh)

[ Thanks to E. Stride for this link. ]

"There isn't an easy and automated way to monitor open ports in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (RHEL 5), says the author of Hardening Linux, James Turnbull. However, you can scan with some handy open source tools. Turnbull recommends using hardscan, a Netstat-based tool, if you think you have been compromised.

"In this tip, SearchEnterpriseLinux.com's security expert describes how to configure Nagios with BMC Patrol, non-platform-specific tips for using Secure Shell (SSH) and more..."

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