Take the 2-minute tour ×
Server Fault is a question and answer site for professional system and network administrators. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I am in the process of writing a Red Hat 6.5 Kickstart disc with hardened security. I have run a program to determine where the weaknesses are in my system, and apparently there is a medium severity problem by accepting IPV6 redirects.

When I implement the following line in my post script in my kickstart, I can't access any websites externally with wget, or ssh/scp in from my computer.

sysctl -w net.ipv6.conf.default.accept_redirects=0

Is there a workaround to this so that the system will still be hardened but I will be able to access systems that are external?

share|improve this question
    
It's possible you are on a network that requires redirects for some reason. –  Michael Hampton May 27 at 22:59

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.