We’re back and to kick off 2011, HackerspaceKL presents to you, UNIX-g33ks III!
This 3rd instalment of the series aims to teach the group how to install, configure, and secure web related application technologies in a BSD environments using the previous sessions as a primer for a production ready machine. Prerequisites for this part of the series is minimal; an understanding of the UNIX environment in general and/or attended UNIX Essentials before hand.
The session topics will be as follows:-
- Session 1: Basic Internet Understanding – how the internet ecosystem works
- Session 2: DNS Configuration (master/slave/replication) with an introduction to DNSSEC
- Session 3: Apache httpd (installation/configuration using freebsd ports)
- Session 4: Alternative web servers (Nginx/Lighttpd installation and use cases)
- Session 5: Database and data management (covering sqlite & mysql)
- Session 6: Performance tuning (both for httpd/mysql and OS)
- Session 7: IPFW – IP firewall management
- Session 8: Hardening and security assessment
Participants will be given:-
- Printed notes and handouts for the whole 8 sessions.
- DVD/CD containing the FreeBSD virtual machine for use throughout the series.
- A DVD copy of FreeBSD 8.1 installation disk.
To help run these sessions, we will be collecting registration fees from the non-members. This is for the cost for the printed materials, DVD/CD for the virtual machine and other running costs.
Fees are RM 350 for non-members for the whole series and FREE (for paid hackerspacekl members*). Payment will be collected on the first session and receipts will be issued on the day it self.
Register for UNIX-g33ks III here before the 7th of February 2011 as the seats will be limited to 25 participants only. The first session is scheduled to start on the 13th of February 2011.
* paid hackerspacekl members – individuals who paid to maintain the space. see the UNIX-g33ks FAQ.
If you require more information regarding UNIX-g33ks III, feel free to drop an email contact at hackerspace dot my or sniffit at hackerspace dot my.