[LUNI] Making a private network somewhat public.
gatorreina at gmail.com
Tue Dec 11 16:19:43 CST 2007
If I allow one machine that is already connected to the internet ( behind a
router of course) to stay connected to my LAN. Couldn't my LAN still be
hacked through that machine (the one that is connected through the
internet). Is this likely?
On Dec 11, 2007 1:47 PM, Tom Printy <tprinty at mail.edisonave.net> wrote:
> What about using anther system that has internet access to generate the
> report. You can setup MySQL to only allow this system and the 7 others
> to access the DB. The report system would hit the MySQL instance and
> then be allowed to send out the email reports. You should still consider
> some type of hardware based firewall or turning ip an iptables based
> firewall on the box that will connect to the Internet.
> On Tue, 2007-12-11 at 13:26 -0600, 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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