[thelist] server to server connection

Ken Schaefer Ken at adOpenStatic.com
Wed Feb 25 22:19:50 CST 2009

-----Original Message-----
From: thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org [mailto:thelist-bounces at lists.evolt.org] On Behalf Of Anthony Baratta
Subject: Re: [thelist] server to server connection

Paul Bennett wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I've been asked to manage the setting up of a connection from one server
>> to another. The first server is a Linux webserver which needs file
>> system access to a windows server sitting inside a corporate network.
>Like Ken recommended - go from inside the network to outside the 
>network. e.g push instead of pull.
>I would recommend SSH, and use that as a secure tunnel to move files 

And if you have to go from outside back in, use a reverse proxy of some kind to proxy the data back out. That way, someone can't just get into your internal network and then have carte blanche to expand their attack.


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