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Script to Configure the Mac OS X firewall

by April 7, 2010 » Add more comments.

Here is a script that can be deployed via ARD, Absolute Manage (LANrev), LANDesk or virtually any other method to enable and configure the firewall for 10.4, 10.5 or 10.6. You will need to decide how exactly you want your clients firewalls configured. Pay special attention to the stealth setting. If this is enabled, you […]

 

Securing SSH on Mac OS X by limiting who can log in

by January 23, 2009 » Add the second comment.

This post will describe two different methods for securing SSH that work on both Tiger and Leopard (client or server). These tips can be done as needed on machines that will have ssh enabled, or as part of your deployment image(s). Personally, I make these changes to our images because if a machine is bound […]

 

Leopard – Keeping the Guest Account Disabled

by November 24, 2007 » Add the second comment.

Much has been said about the new Guest account in Leopard, and how it’s not as simple and secure as Apple makes it sound. The Lame LeopardTuttle SVC I think this is a good feature for what Apple probably intended, at home for friends and family members to “borrow” your Mac. But in a higher […]