book recommendation to install AND harden/secure LAMP (linux, apache, mysql, php)?

Discussion in 'Computer Security' started by NotGiven, Dec 10, 2005.

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    NotGiven Guest

    I've been programming php for a while and now need to learn to install &
    harden a LAMP server.

    Please recommend a book that takes someon who doesn't know much about Linux
    and walks them step-by-step through installing and hardening LAMP.

    Many thanks.
    NotGiven, Dec 10, 2005
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    Ray Tayek Guest

    this book if free online: it's a good
    place to start.
    i am not a security expert. but you will mostly restrict services (the stuff
    listed in /etc/services). fool around with /etc/hosts.allow (and deny(,.
    iptables. using ssh instead of telenet. encrypted port forwarding. get the
    latest apps and paches. build your own kernal if you are really

    try to find a local linux user group and attend:

    Ray Tayek, Dec 10, 2005
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