----- Original Message ----- From: "stheg olloydson" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Friday, August 13, 2004 8:32 PM Subject: [spam] Re: Do I need to setup an IP Alias
> Hello, > > Did they allocate more than one? I mean, one to be the > oif of the Linksys and another one that you can assign > as an alias on the FBSD box? If so, you _can_. But > that should only be neccesary if you need to access > the box from the internal network via the external > network. On the other hand, you don't even need to put > the server in the DMZ. The Linksys should let you do > port forwarding for just the port(s) you actually need > exposed. The more layers between your server and the > Internet, the better. > > > HTH, > > Stheg > Thanks for the input. I have only one fixed IP that is being handled by the Linksys router. I was only concerned that anyone using IP addressing on the internet should be able to access the HTTP and SMTP services. And once I have a clearer picture of my traffic, I intend to switch over to port forwarding. Abid _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"