[LUNI] Making a private network somewhat public.
sfaci at cs.uic.edu
Tue Dec 11 15:02:21 CST 2007
Can't you just write a little script? I presume there is no incoming
connection, but you really don't need to open any ports just provide an smtp
server you have access to and email the doc that way. maybe I'm
misunderstanding the question.....
I'm presuming a 7 computer lan setup behind a firewall of some sort
you average block all type firewall should work fine, you shouldn't even
need to open up any ports and just write a little perl (python, ruby, bash,
php whatever.. ) script to connect to some smtp server and send your
On 12/11/07, Janine Starykowicz <jrstark at barntowire.com> wrote:
> Why not save the report to some form of removable media and transfer it
> that way?
> Richard Reina wrote:
> > I have a small linux LAN (7 pcs) that runs a homemade database
> > (perl mysql). They've had little if any reason to need to be connected
> > the internet and due to my lack of prowess as a system admin and to the
> > that any loss of data or interuption would be very disruptive, I have
> > elected to keep it that way. However, there is an increasing need for
> me to
> > be able to send reports that are generated by the application via email
> > without me having to go to another computer that is connected to the
> > internet and retype the report.
> > Can anyone give me some suggestions on the most secure way to allow
> > to sending emails and the level of risk associated with doing so.
> > Thanks for any ideas.
> > Richard
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