Secure your server

Every system administrator security protocols are different. Some may lack of it and some may secure their server completely.

Most common practice are do a chroot (files and folders permissions) on most services, disable useless services, keep the services up to date,

Also important is CSF firewall along with its configuration for security and triggered based alerts.

One of the other normal practice is by changing the SSH port. Some people might say it does not work anymore these days but it do actually helps a massive amount to keep the script kiddies away. It might reduce the automated hacking and scanning attempts which is significant if you think about it because i think its 60% of the attacks that are automated.

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System Admin Day 2019

This July 26th will be the system admin appreciation day. It is an international celebration of sysadmins across the globe, an official recognition of geekdom and of the time and effort these device-doctors and tech-therapists sacrifice as they work their magic at unsocial hours.

Consider all the daunting tasks and long hours (weekends too.) Let’s be honest, sometimes we don’t know our System Administrators as well as they know us. Remember this is one day to recognize your System Administrator for their workplace contributions and to promote professional excellence. Thank them for all the things they do for you and your business.