[TriLUG] RHEL best practices
chris.short at gmail.com
Mon Mar 12 22:08:19 EDT 2012
It never hurts to start with security:
But, let's face it, you're only as secure as the daemons you're running.
On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 3:04 PM, Warren Myers <volcimaster at gmail.com> wrote:
> I agree with Chris - but start with these questions:
> - do I *need* SELinux?
> - what is the server's purpose?
> - what packages do the product(s) I'm installing require (both in place,
> and to be removed)?
> - how much hardware am I running on?
> - 32-bit or 64-bit? (not even sure this is still a question .. but you
> can ask)
> - will I be virtualized or physical?
> - does new hardware have to be recognized without a reboot (*a la* a
> On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 14:36, Chris Short <chris.short at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I don't think there is a real definitive answer to this question. It
> > depends who you ask and what the purpose of the install is.
> > Thanks,
> > Chris Short
> > On Mar 12, 2012, at 2:34 PM, stan briggs <stanbriggs at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > all,
> > > i have been unable to find anything that is sorta' official regarding
> > RHEL
> > > best practices. things like minimum packages, that kind of stuff. does
> > > anyone on this list know of such a thing?
> > > as a 2nd tier response references to blogs, etc, that are regularly
> > by
> > > members of this group.
> > > thanks,
> > > stan
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