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how best to protect the edge of my network if running WEB, FTP, email, and Teamtalk servers?


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#1 chromebuster

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Posted 29 June 2011 - 01:30 PM

Hello all,
I'm getting ready to set up my beautiful Dell PowerEdge T110 server to host my FTp server for me and my friends, my web server hosting a small web site (the one in my signature) with possibly the control panel to my email server via ASP.net and WCF eventually, as well as email and TeamTalk. This is on my network at home, but I'm not worried about anything there since my router supports port forwarding. What I am worried about is the potential for hackers to probe my open ports (80, 21, 25, 110, and 9998). I know that our router has a builtin firewall which I can tell to block DoS attacks as well as blocking anonomous internet requests, as well as the firewall on the server, but is that enough for what I'm doing, or do I need more such as the Cisco IOS firewall or another computer to run IPCop or something like that? Opinions would be great. (this is not a business server). and one more question, if I set the router's firewall to block annonomous requests, is that going to override the opened port 80? Thanks.

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