Apr 212012

Most are using ifstated to do failover between two firewalls, this isn’t about that. I have a network connected to two different ISPs, two external interfaces, two WAN connections. What I’m doing is some simple loadbalancing of the outgoing traffic between those interfaces, using ifstated to “disable” one of the interfaces in case that ISP goes down and enable it again when it’s back up. Also, some NAT and redirecting of the incoming traffic like mail and http towards the proper server on the inside.
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Apr 062012

Setting up an SSL-encrypted FTP server using Very Secure FTP Daemon. Configuration snippets, explanations and potential problems.

The alternative would be OpenSSH 5, where you can give access to sftp only, in a chrooted environment, without using any unofficial OpenSSH patches.

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