Category: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 – Banner

While logging into a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 server by means of SSH you may be addressed by a login banner. You may use the steps below to create the login banner. Edit the /etc/ssh/sshd_config file (i.e. Banner /etc/banner) Create the /etc/banner file Restart the SSH service (i.e. systemctl restart sshd)


Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 – Message of the Day

You may use the following example as a Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 message of the day (MOTD). This file is located at /etc/motd. ######################################################################### # For Authorized Use Only # # # # Activities on this system are subject to being monitored # # or recorded for all users, authorized or unauthorized. #…


Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 – Sample Kickstart File

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 provides a kickstart file that you may use to automate the installation of RHEL. Below is a sample kickstart file (ks.cfg) that you may modify for the automated installation of RHEL.   #version=DEVEL # System authorization information auth –enableshadow –passalgo=sha512 # Use CDROM installation media cdrom # Use graphical…


Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 – BIND Installation and Configuration

Domain Name System (DNS) is an integral component of any Information Technology (IT) infrastructure. This is a step by step guide for configuring a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 public facing DNS server using the BIND software package. Additionally, I would like to add that, for the purposes of this demonstration the zone file created…