On 7 Jun 2005, at 20:28, John Madden wrote:
> It's not exactly what you want, but have you looked at port knocking?
> should be simple enough to set up iptables to log traffic to certain
> specific ports, have a script tail the log file waiting for a specific
> sequence, then add an ACCEPT rule for the source IP address? Security
> through obscurity, I know, but it should suffice for what you want
> (presuming the client side can handle random packets to random ports as
> the "knocking").
Somebody else suggested this, but it's not on - some of the clients are
Mac and Windows users using GUI SFTP clients. The "it just works-ness"
of the current situation has to continue.
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