Admin Workshop: Backups Insider Tips: BackupsApr 30, 2005
Data always seems to get lost at exactly the wrong moment, but the right backup strategy can help you restore those missing files.more »
Virtual Systems Intro Tools for virtual computing in LinuxApr 30, 2005
Windows apps with Wine Wine, Crossover Office, and CedegaApr 30, 2005
If you need to make a Windows application run on Linux, there is no better way than Wine. We investigated the free and commercial Wine variants to see how they bear up under real-life conditions.more »
Radius and 802.1X Securing Network Access with 802.1X, Radius, and LDAPFeb 28, 2005
The Radius protocol is typically used to authenticate users in dial-up scenarios. But Radius is also useful in LAN environments: in combination with 802.1X, Radius forces users to authenticate at a low level before the switch opens up a port.more »
SpamAssassin A Home-Grown Spam FilterFeb 28, 2005
Even if you do not have a mail server of your own, SpamAssassin can help you filter out unsolicited junk mail. This article describes how SpamAssassin collaborates with Evolution and KMail. Thunderbird, on the other hand, has its own simple spam-detection feature.more »
Admin Workshop:L ocks Insider Tips: LocksDec 31, 2004
A genuine multitasking system like Linux runs many processes concurrently. Programs must compete for data access. Assigning locks to files ensures exclusive access and prevents the possibility of data.more »
VMware bids for a stake in the container industry with a bold effort to integrate containers with its classic virtualization system.
3ROS attack tool lowers the technical bar so anyone can be an intruder.
Mozilla's latest browser offers powerful new privacy feature
If attackers are on your system, saving your passwords in a password vault is no protection.
Faulty hash algorithm persists, despite efforts by experts to raise awareness.
Powerful man-in-the-middle attack is now targeting online shopping.
Another high-profile coder says the kernel team needs a kinder, gentler culture.
Bug database has a bug of its own that could allow an intruder to create an unauthorized account.
Report focuses federal resources on achieving universal Internet access.
Leading browser makers say “no” to porous encryption algorithm