Firewall under FreeBSD

How do I enable firewall ipfw under FreeBSD?
Add the following lines into the /etc/rc.conf file:

Posted on April 5, 2011

Protection server SSH Dictionary Attacks

If you are running a Linux VPS, you’ll notice that bots will try to gain illegitimate access to your server through ssh. While this unsettles a lot of people, there’s really nothing to worry about as long as you don’t permit root logins (Many Linux distributions allow direct root login via ssh by default) and [...]

Posted on April 6, 2010