Monthly Archives: January 2014

Hardening of SSH server

Openssh options are controlled through the /etc/ssh/sshd_config file. This article explains the 7 default options in sshd_config file that you should change to harden your ssh server. Options that uses the default values contains a commented line with the option … Continue reading

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ESXi hosts failing to authenticate against Active Directory

You may noticed ESXi host may fail to authenticate to AD when lsassd service fails To resolve the issues Place the host in Maintenance mode Connect to host using SSH Stop the lsassd services by runingĀ  /etc/init.d/lsassd stop Copy the … Continue reading

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