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Re: hardening checkpoints

Dale Amon wrote:

> On Thu, Dec 15, 2005 at 12:27:01PM +0000, kevin bailey wrote:
>> 2. firewall
>> not i'm not sure about the need for a firewall - i may need to access the
>> server over ssh from anywhere.  also, to run FTP doesn't the server need
>> to be able to open up a varying number of ports.
> There is a way around this. If you are really worried
> about a mistake, use 'at' to turn the firewall off after
> 5 minutes. That way you can set up your test and if
> you screwed up you only have to wait a few min before
> it goes away. If it worked, you just kill the queued
> at command line.

top tip!!!

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