Use this command to connect to a device using a serial cable:

cu -l ttyS0 -s 19200 -oe

-- LonnieWormley 20030629

To configure a BeWitched system you will need the following information:

* Host Name -

* Internet Address -

* Name Server -

* Gateway -

* Wireless Network Address -

* Gateway name for nocat -

* SNMP secret key -

* SNMP syslocation -

version 0.2

# configure a node


set file /etc/hostname to contain the node name, <localhost>.

edit /etc/ssmtp/ssmtp.conf
        set hostname to <localhost>
        rewriteDomain should be

install /etc/passwd and /etc/shadow

install /etc/sudoers

set password for root

dpkg-reconfigure ssh
        use all defaults

#cd /var/tmp
#tar xzf /etc/var.tgz

edit /var/local/etc/resolv.conf
        set up as appropriate for network config
cp /var/local/etc/resolv.conf /etc/resolv.conf.default

edit /etc/network/interfaces
        configure network as appropriate example for internet
                iface eth0 inet static
         example for wireless
                iface wlan0 inet static
                        pre-up iwconfig wlan0 mode master
                        pre-up iwconfig wlan0 channel 1
                        pre-up iwconfig wlan0 essid

        if using a mini-PCI radio add "auto wlan0" before the iface line
        and the line "pre-up iwconfig wlan0 txpower 165mW" before the
        other pre-up lines.

if using the mini-PCI radio add "hostap_pci" to /etc/modules

edit /usr/nocat/nocat.conf
        set "LocalNetwork" to the wireless network
        set "Gateway Name"

edit /etc/snmp/snmpd.conf 
        comment out "com2sec paranoid" 
        uncomment "com2sec readonly" and change "public" to <secret key> 
        set syslocation to local value 
        set syscontact to "Special Ops Team <>" 
        change "proc mountd" to "proc sshd" 
        change "proc ntalkd 4" to "proc gateway" 

get or localize splash pages for nocat
get or localize status page for nocat

edit /etc/hosts
        add entry for local host

edit /etc/dhcpd.conf
        add backup dns servers
        make sure IP addresses are correct


--- BrianBeattie


ConfigureBeWitched (last edited 2007-11-23 18:00:43 by localhost)