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The Definitive Guide to SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 by Sander van Vugt

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CHAPTER 6

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Hardening SUSE Linux

Before you start offering real services on your server, it’s a good idea to think about how you can harden your SUSE Linux installation. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to do that. We’ll first have a look at the YaST Security Center and Hardening module, which provides some common options that are easy to apply. Next, you’ll learn how to set up a sudo configuration that allows you to delegate tasks to specific users. Following that, you’ll read about how to configure the Linux Audit Framework to get more detailed events about modifications that have been applied to your server. Then, you’ll read how a pluggable ...

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