"Remington L." <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > I am interested in installing an FTP proxy server on my default gateway. I > understand caching and all that, my question goes along the lines of > security. Lets say I leave ports 21, 20 open on the server(default gateway) > and I have another machine which is the actually FTP server.
You also need to handle the data connections, and forward them. > I read > somewhere about proxy packet inspection. It is my understanding that without > the proxy anyone can portscan me and find the open port. With proxy > inspection it will only allow in valid FTP commands through, making it > harder to find the open ports. Does this hold true? You can be portscanned in either case. To support FTP, you have to have the FTP command port open. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"