Dedicated Server Administration

Initial Set-up

  • Vulnerability audit on the host
  • Kernel updates
  • Securing mount points (noexec, nosuid on /tmp & /dev/shm ) for hosting servers.
  • Compiler and network application limiting
  • SSH server hardening
  • Services hardening & optimization
  • Removal of insecure packages and unnecessary software
  • Installing all the software updates by OS vendor
  • Installation and configuration of the following:
    • Firewall
    • Chkrootkit or Rkhunter
    • Apache add on modules (Mod_Security and Mod_doevasive)
    • Spam and virus solution for mail servers
    • Monitoring software Nagios with nrpe plug-in for advanced monitoring
    • Log check
  • Installation and configuration of the following:

Ongoing Monthly Plan – Monthly Features

  • Regular software and patch updates
  • Firewall rule upgrade and traffic monitoring
  • Daily log auditing
  • 24/7 Monitoring of all important services
  • Secure communication with web server certificate
  • Third Party software installation
  • Includes 5 hours/month server administration
  • 24/7 support via trouble ticket