autek2 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 28 23:41:35 GMT 2008
Mike McCarthy, W1NR wrote:
> Here are some suggestions:
> If you can afford a decent firewall/router with a hardware DMZ then
> don't run your system on your LAN. It should be on a hardware defined
> DMZ. A cheap older PC running Linux and 3 LAN cards can do this too.
I decided to use port forwarding from my router rather than DMZ. This
way only one port is open.
> If all you run is Spider then have telnet port 23 redirected to 7300 and
> run spider as user sysop listening on 7300.
I set the port to 8000. Is there any advantage to 7300 ? Sysop is on
127.0.0.1, is this correct ?
> If you use ssh for remote access then only allow public/private key
> logins. Turn off password logins.
I don't SSH to the PC.
> Shut down ALL other services that you don't plan to offer AT THE FIREWALL.
I need to work on this.
> This is probably a good topic for a Wiki page.
> Mike, W1NR
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