[olug] Help w/ my server
harmonicnm7h at gmail.com
Tue Jul 24 00:24:57 UTC 2012
well, it looks like ill just get business internet
On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 7:22 PM, DYNATRON tech <dynatron at gmail.com> wrote:
> not sure if its best for you, but i do this:
> dyndns account pointing to my house. your "server" runs ddclient for your
> dynamic public address so you always have DNS pointing you home.
> open one incoming port forward on your gateway. pick a weird port.
> something hard to remember is best. point it at your "server". install sshd
> on matching strange port.
> now you have an encrypted tunnel for any traffic you need to reach home.
> disable root login - predictable name allows password brute forcing.
> in my situation, upstream is limited, so be creative with bandwidth use,
> and dont saturate upstream or youll kill the downstream as well.
> On Jul 23, 2012 7:13 PM, "Sam Flint" <harmonicnm7h at gmail.com> wrote:
>> i should have mentioned this earlier, i'd like to use rsync over ssh
>> to syncronize files relatively quickly, and if it's at home then all
>> the better.
>> On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 7:06 PM, Christopher Cashell
>> <topher-olug at zyp.org> wrote:
>> > On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 6:43 PM, Sam Flint <harmonicnm7h at gmail.com>
>> >> i kinda sorta already have the server, and spent somewhere around $700
>> >> on it, so i'm already invested in it and might get a linode for
>> >> something later on, but not now
>> > It doesn't need to be an either/or case. I still have a home server
>> > (in fact, I replaced/upgraded it shortly after I migrated Internet
>> > services to the VPS), and make very heavy use of it. It just doesn't
>> > handle my Internet-facing web, e-mail, and DNS.
>> > Among the functions it performs:
>> > * VM Host
>> > * Dev Server
>> > * VPN Server (for Wifi Network)
>> > * VPN Gateway to Internet Server
>> > * File server (NFS and Samba)
>> > * PostgreSQL Server
>> > * DHCP Server (for LAN and Wifi)
>> > * Centralized Log Host (Syslog-NG)
>> > * Monitoring Server (Munin, Zabbix, etc)
>> > * Squid Caching Proxy for home network
>> > * etc.
>> >> Sam
>> > --
>> > Christopher
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