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  • Fedora 34 Aims To Further Enhance Security But Will Lose Runtime Disabling Of SELinux

    Currently on Fedora the Security Enhanced Linux (SELinux) functionality that's there by default can be disabled at run-time via the /etc/selinux/config but moving forward with Fedora 34 they are looking at removing that support and focusing just on disabling via selinux=0 at the kernel boot time in order to provide greater security.

    At present on Fedora, those wanting to forego the security safeguards can either pass selinux=0 as the kernel command line option to disable the support at boot time or by disabling it within the /etc/selinux/config file that in turn disables the support at run-time.

  • Getting started with the Red Hat Insights policies capability

    Many customers I talk to have gotten a lot of value out of Red Hat Insights, which allows Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) customers to proactively identify and remediate risks in their RHEL environments. These risks can include items related to security and compliance, performance, availability, and stability.

    However, one common request I’ve heard is that customers would like a way to add their own internal checks that are specific to their environment into Insights.

    This type of functionality is now available with the Policies capability in Red Hat Insights, which allows customers to define their own policies which are evaluated when Insights data is uploaded from RHEL hosts. If any of the policies are evaluated to match, an email or webhook action can be triggered.

  • IBM Z Day 2020: A record-shattering event!

    Thank you, one and all, for making IBM Z Day 2020 such a huge success!

  • Red Hat, Samsung Join Hands To Deliver 5G Networking Solution

    Red Hat has teamed up with Samsung to deliver an open source networking solution built on Red Hat OpenShift. The solution will integrate with Samsung’s key networking applications and is aimed at helping service providers make 5G a reality across use cases.

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    Containerized network functions (CNFs) and virtualized network functions (VNFs) provide a path to transformation for modern telcos. As such, Samsung has achieved Red Hat’s vendor validated VNF Certification and plans to have full CNF Certification.

InSync strengthens network automation platform with Red Hat...

  • InSync strengthens network automation platform with Red Hat Enterprise Linux Certification

    InSync Information Technologies Ltd., is an ambitious Sri Lankan startup working on networks and network automation solutions. What is unique about InSync, is its play within the network automations space. In less than three years InSync gained momentum for its network automations product – ‘InSync Automation Engine’ being deployed locally to cater network automation requirements.

    Network automation is a widely sought-after technology especially amongst businesses that have a large volume of network operations such as communication service providers. Although it is an emerging field, it has been practiced within the tech industry for a while.

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