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Red Hat 5 STIG: Network Settings

Aug 28, 2011, 22:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Jamie Adams for this link. ]

For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 administrators, this Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) has supplanted the generic UNIX STIG.

The generic UNIX STIG had the single potential discrepancy indicator (PDI) GEN003600 - Network Security Settings.The checklist document required you to check four network settings in the running kernel. The new Red Hat 5 STIG, however, has many more settings and provides better explanations. I would caution administrators from rushing to add all because most are defaults.

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