How to Secure your Ubuntu server with CSF Firewall

Install and configure CSF Config Server Firewall and secure your server.

CSF is a popular security tool for Linux to secure the server with stateful packet inspection firewall SPI intrusion detection a login failure daemon DDOS protection and control panel integration.

In this guide you are going to learn how to install and setup CSF and also the essential commands to use the firewall on Ubuntu 20.04.

Choose Best Hosting for your Business.

Update server packages to latest.

By default Ubuntu 20.04 ships with UFW which is a a basic firewall. Remove UFW using the below command.

Install the required dependencies that are used by CSF.

Install Sendmail which is used by CSF for communication.

You can refer this documentation for detailed setup of Sendmail.

Now you have all dependencies to install and configure CSF.

...

Read Full Post

News Link: https://www.cloudbooklet.com/how-to-secure-your-ubuntu-server-with-csf-firewall/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=how-to-secure-your-ubuntu-server-with-csf-firewall.
RSS Link: https://www.cloudbooklet.com/feed/.

Linux Chatter is a news aggregator service that curates some of the best Linux, Cloud, Technical Guides, Hardware and Security news. We display just enough content from the original post to spark your interest. If you like the topic, then click on the 'read full post' button to visit the author's website. Use Linux Chatter to find content from amazing authors!

Note: The content provided has been modified and is not displayed as intended by the author. Any trademarks, copyrights and rights remain with the source.

Disclaimer: Linux Chatter sources content from RSS feeds and personal content submissions. The views and opinions expressed in these articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Linux Chatter.