Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of sysadminiptables


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Jun 20, 2009, 11:36:48 AM (13 years ago)
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    1212== Overview ==
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    14 Network security is an important aspect of any distributed database, particularly one in which patron data is kept.  Like any computer these days, Linux servers come with a configurable firewall referred to generically as iptables.  The following is a description of the ports that need to be opened via iptables for Evergreen to work.  The assumption is a two server (database and oils) server configuration. 
     14Network security is an important aspect of any distributed database, particularly one in which patron data is kept.  Like any computer these days, Linux servers come with a configurable firewall referred to generically as iptables.  The following is a description of the ports that need to be opened via iptables for Evergreen to work.  Iptables is a very complicated topic that can take you into the depths of packet routing and    The assumption is a two server (database and oils) server configuration. 
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    1616'''NOTE:''' Our ISP keeps our production servers behind a substantial firewall and coordination with them is essential.  Any ports you open via iptables, '''also''' need to be opened in their firewall.  This is done by contacting support after you've configured iptalbes. 
     
    1919== How to set iptables in Debian ==
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    21 In Debian Lenny, this is a two step operation.
     21In Debian Lenny there are two ways to change iptables.  You can issue commands at the shell prompt using the iptables command.
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