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[ale] Linode hacked, CCs and passwords leaked



On Thu, Apr 18, 2013 at 1:12 PM, Phil Turmel <philip at turmel.org> wrote:

> On 04/18/2013 02:50 PM, Brian MacLeod wrote:
> > On 4/18/13 12:41 PM, David Tomaschik wrote:
> >
> >
> >> Oh yeah, I'd forgotten those details:  with OpenVZ (and probably
> >> LXC?) you can't configure iptables, as you're sharing a kernel.
> >> You also can't use tun/tap interfaces, for the reasons Michael
> >> mentioned -- which means you can't run an OpenVPN server, for
> >> example.
> >
> >
> > Yeah, this isn't true anymore regarding tun/tap.  My OpenVPN servers
> > are in fact LEB OpenVZ boxes.
>
> Mine too.
>
> > The iptables bit, though, unfortunately, is true.
>
> That's odd.  Iptables seems to work for me on both openvz vps vendors
> I'm using.  (The more recent of the two is the ChicagoVPS Atlanta
> special posted here recently.)
>
> > And most of them are struggling to enable IPv6.  Some have it, most
> don't.
>
> Phil


Interesting.  It's been a while (maybe 2 years) since I tried OpenVZ.  The
burstable RAM problem remains though.


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David Tomaschik
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