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Disable TCP timestamping

Discussion in 'Security' started by Romer Romero, Dec 1, 2016.

  1. Romer Romero

    Romer Romero Member

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    hello

    I have a doubt, my vps is centos 6 with cpanel and a costumer is asking me to disable tcp timestamps in their repository due security reasons. what do you think guys? does it affect cpanel service?

    he's asking for this:

    To disable TCP timestamps add the line 'net.ipv4.tcp_timestamps = 0' to

    /etc/sysctl.conf. and execute 'sysctl -p' to apply the settings at runtime

    it's the first time I receive this petition so that's my big doubt.

    Thanks!
     
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    Infopro cPanel Sr. Product Evangelist
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    There's a discussion on this from a few years ago I found on google that might be worth a look:
    stackoverflow.com/questions/7880383/what-benefit-is-conferred-by-tcp-timestamp
     
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