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Re: security concerns for home work network

On Feb 5, 2008 1:09 PM, Russell L. Harris <rlharris@oplink.net> wrote:
> * ChadDavis <chadmichaeldavis@gmail.com> [080205 14:21]:
> ...
> > I generally don't forward any ports from my DSL router into my local
> > machines.  On occasion I'll open 80 to let my clients do some
> > testing.
> You could place an old machine on the "dmz" port of your
> firewall/router (you DO have a firewall, don't you?), and copy client
> software to that machine, for access by your clients.

That might not be the right answer:  All that does is ensures that the
machine with all the data is directly accessable from the outside
world.  That's probably not what the OP is looking for.

Paul Johnson

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