Re: First Steps.
On Mon 05 Sep, Heddle Weaver wrote:
> Taking first steps in the security world.
> I know that a 'firewall' is nothing but a configuration file for iptables,
> but that's about it.
> I need recommendations for literature or other sources of reliable knowledge
> that start off with answers to questions such as: 'What is a port?'
> Any time and trouble appreciated.
There is a large amount of general and more specific information in the
Guides and HOWTOs at The Linux Documentation Project, http://www.tldp.org
Chris Bell www.chrisbell.org.uk
Microsoft sells you Windows ... Linux gives you the whole house.