At this point, you’ve set up your Ubuntu server and added some initial security. There are three more things I like to do when setting up an Ubuntu server. Add a firewall with IP Tables, install fail2ban, and set up email alerts for anytime a user invokes sudo.
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02 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Basic Security Setup
In this step we’ll create a new user, setup ssh, and configure it to not allow root user logins. There’s also a brief discussion of some of the sshd_config settings we used.
01 Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Basic Installation
In this series of posts in the journey to set up LAMP server using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Apache 2.4, MySQL 8, and PHP 7.4.