Tag: Debian

Pihole DNS Adblocker

If you have outdated PC’s you can give them a Second Life as DNS Adblocker!   You can get the free Software Package at pi-hole.net Don’t buy high priced preinstalled devices on NET cause a lot of the Resellers DONT DONATE the pi-hole Developers Group!!! Advantages: Less Homecalls of all Devices at your Home, like TV’s, Tablets, Phones and more Less Advertisement by Internet Browsing Less Fingerprints on Internet Faster Website Access Live Logview by “pihole -t” shows the Spy’s of your Network Reduce Network Load of all Wifi Routers an Repeaters (MESH LOAD) Reduce Heat and Power Consumption of […]

Major Bug: UFW stopped thru logrotate

On Debian Sid i have seen that ufw service is stopped on logrotate!! Its a bad known bug! Workaround: Set all Services like Dovecot, Postfix to listen on LOCALHOST (127.0.0.1) if not needed over Internet Enable ONLY encrypted AUTH (Login) to Postfix! (TLS 1.2) Disable unneeded Services ! like Samba, FTP… move config from /etc/logrotate.d/ufw to /root/ to disable ufw logrotate !! edit /etc/ufw/ufw.conf set LOGLEVEL to “off” restart the Server and check open Ports next Days from outside with: $sudo nmap -PN my.server.com

Debian: without sytemd

If you run Debian Servers, you read last weeks about security problems of systemd service manager. On several tests i have seen much systems having problems on service starts on boot like on debian, raspian .. This is a result of not clean redesigned scripts of the services by the Maintainers like the Proxy Server “privoxy” Package… For Tests i decided to try the new Debian Fork Replacement DEVUAN  for Desktop and a standard Debian Server Setup without systemd! Howto purge Systemd on a Debian System read this external Wiki: http://without-systemd.org/wiki/index.php/How_to_remove_systemd_from_a_Debian_jessie/sid_installation or try Devuan for Server and Desktop: https://devuan.org/ Remark: […]