CSCI 470
Web Science
Spring 2015

Montana Tech
Computer Science & Software Engineering

Server setup and security

You will learn to manage a Ubuntu virtual machine (VM) in "the cloud".
You will secure the server against common types of attacks.


Each student has their very own virtual machine (VM) on DigitalOcean. Each VM has a public IP address and initial root password (which I sent to you via email). Secure your server following the steps from the Virtualization and security lecture:

Submission. I will be testing your server both externally (e.g. via Nmap) and by logging in using the kvertanen user you created.

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