ICT has purchased a site license for Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The site license includes:
A subscription provides you with access to the Red Hat Network to download updates. The ICT site license does not include a support contract for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
In order to download and install Red Hat Linux Enterprise, you will need to provide your NSID username and password.
The download and installation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux is a multi-part process.
Part 1. Download and install Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1. Download and burn the RHEL ISO images from http://rhn.usask.ca/pub/ISO/
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Applications --> Internet --> FirefoxYou will need to logout and log back in again after the network registration process is complete.
Applications --> System Tools --> Terminal
$ su -
# authconfigOtherwise, you can add more users at this time.
# useradd abc123
Applications --> System Settings --> Users and Groups
edit host.allow/host.deny to enable TCP Wrappers to control access to your system
# echo ALL:ALL >> /etc/hosts.denyto allow sshd access to your system for computers on campus only, edit /etc/hosts.allow and edit the iptables
# echo sshd:128.233. >> /etc/hosts.allowturn off any unnecessary services
# iptables -I RH-Firewall-1-INPUT -s 188.8.131.52/16 -p tcp --dport 22 -j ACCEPT (please note this is a single command)
# service iptables save
# chkconfig sendmail off
# chkconfig portmap off
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