Installing and securing Red Hat Linux in less than an hour
Posted on: 05/22/2003 07:38 PM
Want a quick guide to installing and securing Red Hat Linux? This article details the steps required to install Red Hat Linux 8.0 on a production server. It covers the procedures necessary to get the operating system from the setup CDs to your system's hard disk (along with the configuration details to remove any unnecessary packages), shutting down any unnecessary system services, and applying any required system updates from Red Hat. The article
is a good reference for Red Hat users who want simple instructions on advanced boot loader options, firewall configuration, security fixes and info about controlling system services.