Fail2ban + AbuseIPDB

Integrate AbuseIPDB with Fail2ban

In the previous post, we described how to install Fail2ban to protect your system. Now we are going to go a step further to activate the reporting of malicious activity to global blacklist managed by the tool AbuseIPDB. What is AbuseIPDB? AbuseIPDB is a project dedicated to helping systems administrators and webmasters check and report IP addresses which are involved in malicious activities such as spamming, hacking attempts, DDoS attacks, or any abusive activity on the Internet....

January 1, 2023 · 3 min · Yvoictra
Fail2ban

Protect your server with Fail2ban

What is Fail2ban? Fail2ban is a software written in Python which help us to prevent brute force or DDoS attacks. It uses the failed access attempts logged in the system to detect the malicious IP addresses. Then, these IP addresses are blocked to avoid more attempts. It’s a software highly recommended to have installed in any system exposed to The Internet. How does Fail2ban work? Fail2ban is as a daemon which is monitoring every access to the system to the different services which have open ports (Mainly SSH, HTTPS…)....

December 25, 2022 · 4 min · Yvoictra
How to set up Wi-Fi on Debian

How to set up Wi-Fi on Debian running on the Raspberry Pi 4

First off, as a prerequisite it is needed to have a CLI access to the Debian OS. It can be done using a keyboard and a screen connected to the Raspberry Pi, or using a SSH connection. If you have followed the post of how to install Debian On a Raspberry Pi 4, you should be able to access with SSH using the Ethernet (RJ45) port. Also, you should have the SSID and the password of your Wi-Fi connection, and it should be enabled the DHCP protocol in your router....

November 2, 2022 · 3 min · Yvoictra
Install Debian on a Raspberry Pi

How to install Debian on a Raspberry Pi

I have several Raspberry Pi and in all of them I have used the Ubuntu distro. However I also wanted to use Debian as it is one of the most used Linux distros. Besides Ubuntu is based on Debian, so I guess I will feel confortable with it. Debian vs Ubuntu Debian is more stable than Ubuntu, indeed, it is one of the most stable Linux. The releases in Debian are not as frequent as in Ubuntu, and the software updates in Debian usually don’t have the latest versions....

October 29, 2022 · 4 min · Yvoictra
Test bandwidth with iPerf

How to test bandwidth with iPerf

iPerf is a tool designed to test the bandwidth between two hosts using the network. It is a really simple, powerful CLI which allows generating traffic / load TCP or UDP between 2 hosts. You could use to measure the maximum bandwidth of the network between a client and a server. It can be used to do stress tests of the Ethernet, Wi-Fi or of your ISP. iPerf2 vs iPerf3, what is the difference?...

July 18, 2022 · 7 min · Yvoictra
CSGO Ubuntu Ubuntu

How to install a CS GO (Counter-Strike: Global Offensive) server in Ubuntu 20.10

Some people are interested in have a private server in order to play CS GO (Counter-Strike: Global Offensive) with their friends. The process is easy to follow. What is needed? A server Memory: At least 2GB RAM (I recommend 4GB) Disk: At least 15 GB os disk space CPU architecture: x86 (ARM not supported) A Valve account Create a new user First of all, it is important to create a new user in Linux in order to prevent CS GO server possible hacking to affect your Linux node....

December 8, 2020 · 7 min · Yvoictra

Solve issue "client intended to send too large body" in Nginx

I have faced an issue in a web server using Nginx while trying to upload a file using wordpress. In the nginx error log I saw the error “Client intended to send too large body” in this entry: $ tail -f /var/log/nginx/*error*.log 2020/09/01 14:31:04 [error] 884#884: *126565 client intended to send too large body: 1195619 bytes, client: 55.173.250.46, server: test.com, request: "POST /wp-json/wp/v2/media?_locale=user HTTP/2.0", host: "test.com", referrer: "https://test.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=2460&action=edit" This limitation is defined in the Nginx web server, so I have to changed the configuration of the server:...

September 1, 2020 · 1 min · Yvoictra