[Nottingham] Setting up a router at uni (Danny King)
dannyking at gmail.com
Tue Aug 26 10:32:28 UTC 2008
Great thanks, I'll think it all over
2008/8/25 Jim Moore <jmthelostpacket at googlemail.com>:
> Danny King wrote:
>> Is there any safe or sensible way to use my server as both a web/ssh
>> server and a custom router? Would I need to buy a network card with
>> two network ports for that to work?
>> Thanks again!
> It's doable but bear in mind that the server being on the same hardware
> would, if run on the same OS as the firewall, effectively be in the DMZ
> (as in, not protected by NAT rules). Better off to run two virtual
> machines in this case (one for the firewall and one for the server), and
> yes two seperate network cards would work (and be slightly cheaper than
> a PCI-E dualport card!).
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