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install FreeRADIUS and Daloradius on CentOS 7 and RHEL 7

(: January 15, 2018) FreeRADIUS is a high performance, open source RADIUS server developed under the GNU General Public License. FreeRADIUS is the most used RADIUS server in the world. FreeRADIUS comes with web-based user administration tool and is modular, very scalable and rich sets of features. This is a how to install FreeRADIUS and Daloradius…

How to Enable Two-factor Authentication (2FA)

Pre-Flight Check These instructions are intended specifically for enabling two-factor authentication for Manage users. What is Two-factor Authentication (2FA)? Two-factor authentication (also known as 2FA) means that instead of just a password (one factor), you will need two factors (password, plus a rotating authentication token) to login to your Manage account. Only the correct combination…

Top Ten 2019 Password Security Standards

  Here are the top ten password security standards and specification for 2019. Use these tips to increase your overall security and remember, your server is only as secure as your weakest password or point of authentication. Follow these top 10 best practices for 2019 to better protect all of your information. Best Practices NIST:…

What is the Default Password for PostgreSQL?

When connecting to PostgreSQL on Linux for the first time many admins have questions, especially if those admins are from the MySQL world. By default, when PostgreSQL is installed, a postgres user is also added. If you run the command: cat /etc/passwd … you’ll see the postgres user. postgres:x:26:26:PostgreSQL Server:/var/lib/pgsql:/bin/bash   The first question many…