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Re: minimal mail config for firewall?

On Thu, 15 Jun 2000, Marcin Owsiany wrote:

> On Thu, Jun 15, 2000 at 04:34:21PM +0100, C. Cooke wrote:
> > On Thu, 15 Jun 2000, Marcin Owsiany wrote:
> > 
> > > Depends on your exact mail setup, I think. Maybe make a script that would
> > > download the logs to some other box using scp and mail them locally then to
> > > your account's mailbox. If you're downloading mail via POP to some other
> > > box, you may do it via an ssh tunnel.
> > 
> > Not the best way, I think... make a script that connects *to* the firewall
> > with scp, and pulls the logs off it
> but if you push the logs, you don't have to run sshd (although you probably
> would want to run it for convenience - then pulling is better)

Better than telnet... and I wouldn't like to have a firewall that relied
on *only* console access, or web interfaces and the like... sometimes, you
need to connect to it to do work.

Charles Cooke, Network Engineer
HighwayOne Corporation Ltd.

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