In computer security, a DMZ, or demilitarized zone is a physical or logical subnetwork that contains and exposes an organization's external services to a larger untrusted network, usually the Internet. The term is normally referred to as a DMZ by information technology professionals. It is sometimes ...

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If you need to open ports from DMZ to LAN, at what point is the separation no longer worth it?

If you have a DMZ with one or more servers/services (maybe FTP, HTTP en SMTP). And you have a LAN with typical serversservices (like file sharing, Active Directory, database server). Depending on ...
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IIS FTP - Users Last Logon

How would you determine the last FTP logon time/date for a bunch of local user accounts on a DMZ (standalone/workgroup) server running IIS FTP? I know I could use a log aggregator and sift through it ...
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How can I set up a DMZ for Wireless Access?

My company uses Microsoft Windows Server 2003. Our internet connection goes through a proxy server across a WLAN to the main office. I want to set up a wireless LAN in my local network whereby ...
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Juniper SSG5 Firewall

I have a SSG5 firewall with some route based VPN. I have a LAN, a DMZ, an another net and WAN. How should I do to make DMZ use VPN and not LAN? I think it's a routing problem. But Source routing ...
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Virtual host on LAN - VMs on DMZ, separate NICs - is this a bad idea?

Just kicking this idea around, and wanted to see if you'll be so kind as to point out the problems I don't see. If I set up this new HyperV host as a normal domain member, the benefits are obvious. ...
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Slow Routing Problem

I've got the following network: ADSL(10.) --- Router (10.0.0.50,172.0.0.1) --- "HTTPServer (172.0.0.10)" | | --- "HTTPS Server" (10.0.0.3) --- Another computer (10.0.0.5) I ...
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Webservers - Attached to AD or not?

Do you prefer to run their IIS webservers inside a DMZ that is part of the greater organisation's AD or do you prefer to sacrifice ease of management and user control over (possibly perceived) ...
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Active Directory Domain Controllers in a DMZ

I am looking to deploy 2 additional Windows Server 2003 domain controllers into a separate confidential DMZ alongside 6 DCs that are installed in the regular network, making a total of 8 DCs. The 2 ...
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Should databases containing customer information go in a DMZ?

We're deploying a simple newsletter webapp on a stand-alone LAMP platform in the company DMZ. There is some discussion as to whether the MySQL server should be removed from the DMZ and put in the ...
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Active Directory in a DMZ

What is the best way to manage user accounts for Windows servers in a DMZ? We are expanding our web presence and adding several IIS servers to our DMZ. I would prefer not to manage a bunch of local ...
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Will you allow NetBIOS into your DMZ?

Is it secure for a firewall to allow NetBIOS connections from the internal network to the DMZ? If not secure, what are the risks? If secure, what is the FUD about and what are the counterarguments? ...
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Considerations for Security appliance/software in DMZ

What are the significant considerations when designing and setting up a dmz for a relatively small office (15-20users) with a limited budget? The network traffic across the dmz will be inbound smtp ...