This post is a step-by-step tutorial on how to extend the expiration date of your GPG keys or reset it in case the keys have already expired. But, before we go through how to change the date, I’d like to write a few things about why setting an expiration date on your GPG keys is…
This article describes how to implement SSL-enabled name-based vhosts – that is secure virtual hosts which share the same IP address and port – with the SNI-capable mod_gnutls module for Apache’s httpd web server.
In some of my older articles, at least where an SSH tunnel is involved, I keep mentioning a specific way of initializing such an encrypted tunnel, which results in the automatic closure of the tunnel after the job on the remote server is finished. Since this is my method of choice, I decided to provide…
Secure your data in encrypted partitions and removable volumes, or even volumes within a file, using dm-crypt and the flexibility of LUKS. In this article I describe how I encrypted a ZIP diskette and a partition contained in a file.
This article describes how to become your own Certificate Authority (CA) and issue your own server certificates. Be advised that noone else, apart from you, your internal network’s people or your friends, will or should trust this kind of certificates (self-signed). These are intended only for providing secure communication with your own services or for testing purposes.
This article describes in brief how to configure VNC server instances for one or multiple users on a remote machine, how to use VNC to start graphical applications on boot and finally how to enhance security by connecting to the server through encrypted SSH tunnels.
In this article I describe how to configure the SSH server, so that users authenticate using keys, how to generate DSA keys using ssh-keygen, how to configure ssh-agent and finally how to use ssh-add to manage cached passphrases.
I’m writing a VNC mini howto and I got stuck with something. I wanted to do the following with a single command: create the SSH tunnel (local port forwarding) execute vncviewer on the local machine have the SSH tunnel to be automatically closed at the time vncviewer was closed