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As the FTP protocol does not specifically include the server hostname in requests, this is probably not possible.


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This is an alright backup method depending on your needs with some pros and cons. Pros: Easy to create and manage No special software needed to view backups Can backup everything you need easily Cons: Potentially lots of files to back up daily Large data transfer copying the backups over FTP regularly * Time to restore a crashed system potentially ...


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Please check with your internet service provider about maximum upload speed given for your leased line. Check this website http://www.speedtest.net/ to test available bandwidth. Important! internet speed get shared if multiple people use the same connection


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This is a cheap and dirty hack, but does work. Check out the man page for "chattr". Setup extended permissions on the directories and files which will allow a user to modify/delete it. Being a cheap and dirty hack, it does imply there is probably a cleaner way to make this work "properly", however in the world where people need their stuff to work, this ...


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From TFTP protocol (RFC 1350) Security Considerations Since TFTP includes no login or access control mechanisms, care must be taken in the rights granted to a TFTP server process so as not to violate the security of the server hosts file system. TFTP is often installed with controls such that only files that have public read ...


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When transferring files data integrity is a high priority. We want the data to be the same on both the receiving and the sending parts. While encryption does not ensure integrity it does signal by becoming corrupt if it was changed mid stream. It does also help with privacy. Everything that can be learned about someone helps. If the data can be seen it can ...


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I would recommend an NFS server with a basic file tree management, for good access performance and simple access control. Have a look on http://doc.ubuntu-fr.org/nfs


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One point to note that burned me is ... pam_shells.so pam_shells.so - this requires that all the allowable shells be in /etc/shells. With NIS, because we have many different distro's of Linux and Solaris, our NIS shells are all /usr/local/bin/ On the machines themselves, in /usr/local/bin/ we create soft links to the shells. i.e. ...



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