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There is some apparent voodoo on what, exactly, is needed to add an IP address to an interface using Red Hat style scripts. We have tested this on Red Hat Enterprise 3 and CentOS 4, and it appears that the convention is quite forgiving. This makes sense, really, since if you hose up these interfaces, […]
If you wish to bring up a Cisco router that has an IP address that conflicts with existing hosts on your network, there are a variety of ways to change it. We just happened to have a crossover network cable sitting on our work bench, and a GNU/Linux host on the LAN with an extra […]
Nmap can be used to fingerprint operating systems. Here is a typical session: [root@srv-1 usr-1]# nmap -O –min_rtt_timeout=6000 10.50.100.1-80 Starting nmap 3.70 ( http://www.insecure.org/nmap/ ) at 2006-05-05 12:49 PDT Interesting ports on 10.50.100.1: (The 1656 ports scanned but not shown below are in state: closed) PORT STATE SERVICE 22/tcp open ssh 111/tcp open rpcbind 6000/tcp […]
Here is a diagram of three servers: What we want to do is create a tunnel with SSH so that 10.50.101.100 can go directly to 10.50.100.72. There is no routing between the networks. The box in between is dual-homed and acting as a security buffer between the 10.50.100 and 10.50.101 networks. After we set up […]