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 Configuring and Using an FTP Proxy

Linux Journal tells us how to configure and use an FTP proxy.

"One important technique is to run an FTP proxy on your firewall. Whereas the standard Netfilter code in the Linux kernel only inspects packets, an FTP proxy lets your firewall act as an intermediary in all FTP transactions. This increases your protection against buffer overflows and many other kinds of FTP attacks. It also allows you to restrict which FTP commands are executed by FTP clients."

 (Submitted by Noel Mon Nov 18, 2002 )


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