[Wiki] Secure your VPS (A GitHub guide)

#1

Just found this guide recently and it’s covering the basics I guess. Might be a good read for anyone interested in securing their freshly installed VPS:

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#2

thanks for link, I followed tutorial to see if there is anything I’m missing.
is it only me or does fail2ban feels too ancient to work with nowadays ? (I always been a fan of CSF)

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#3

As an administrator -

CSF is fucking garbage. It’s moldy feces attached to a hooker’s vagina at the bottom of a dump.

fail2ban at least does what it’s designed to do, but sshguard is a better product.

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#4

I have a surefire way to protect your VPS:

Trust me, not even you can SSH in now.

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#5

I tried your advise. my inbox filled with unreachable notifications :frowning:

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#6

Autoboot gonna sock it to ya …

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#7

@uptime

Way ahead of you: GitHub - FlamesRunner/AutoBoot: It works.

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#8

Incoming Dewlance patent infringement suit coming in lol

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#9

arrr … well I guess if I’ve set my VM up right, it will just be waiting for a LUKS passphrase whenever I get back to it and realize it’s been powered back up. (Or better yet, a GRUB password).

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#10

basics ++

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