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Re: [K12OSN] Access to K12LTSP remotely



On Sun, 2003-07-06 at 22:12, Les Bell wrote:

> Perzackly, Brian. If I went around yelling "You MUST have a firewall!" they
> would point to the box in the rack and say "durrrrrr". There's no need to
> overstate the obvious. But then, by the time people hire an infosec
> consultant, they're usually aware of the need for security. <g>

    I have an ex-client whose sysadming had to stomp up and down to get
a firewall. AFTER they got stomped.  No backup, no UPS (until I added my
voice to the fray) and they've crashed the box twice since then. Here's
the punchline: this is an ISP.

    LOL

> I've never needed to expose X through the firewall, even for administration
> purposes (despite Red Hat's insistence on putting more and more GUI admin
> apps into what is, for most people, a server OS that often runs headless)

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