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Tool and Usage

Nixarmor is a set of shell scripts to harden Linux systems and help with security automation. It configures the system to increase its security level.

Background information

This project has a warning not to use the project in production.

The development of this tool is halted and no new updates are expected.

Usage and audience

nixarmor is commonly used for system hardening. Target users for this tool are security professionals and system administrators.

Tool review and remarks

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:


  • + Used language is shell script
  • + The source code of this software is available


  • - Not ready for production usage
  • - No updates for a while
  • - Project looks outdated (old code or documentation)

Author and Maintainers

Nixarmor is under development by Emir Ozer.


Supported operating systems

Nixarmor is known to work on Linux.

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This tool is categorized as a Linux hardening tool and Linux security defense tool.

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