General Meeting on Wednesday - 12 September 2018
The St. Louis Unix Users Group (SLUUG) general meetings are usually on the second Wednesday of each month.
We start the general meeting with a basic session (usually focused on personal computing); which may include either
amazing graphical packages, blinking lights, command line wonders, demonstrations of useful applications,
displays of newly discovered web sites, major resolution of long standing anomalies, quantum discoveries,
superb tutorials, or shifts in both time and space.
Then we will have our usual quick welcome, introduction, administrative announcements, and a Questions and Answers Period.
After all that, we take a break before our main event (usually focused on enterprise computing).
The BASIC portion for September will be
Network Command Line Tools
by Bryce Meyer
Normally Abstract/Background/Details/History/Outline/Summary/Walk-through will be listed when available.
This tutorial might show factors common with both personal and enterprise computing.
Bryce_Meyer is always informative.
The MAIN presentation for September is
Lynis Security Auditing Software
by David Forrest
Lynis is an extensible security audit tool for computer systems running Linux, FreeBSD, macOS, OpenBSD, Solaris, and other Unix-derivatives.
It assists system administrators and security professionals with scanning a system and its security defenses, with the final goal being system hardening.
Simpler audit output
Can run under cron job
Read ahead, from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, about
audit software and rootkit scanner.
By now, you should know that
David (Dave) Forrest likes using IPv6.
++ Posted 2 September, updated 8, and 12 September 2018