Is there a way to run FreeBSD ports through port 80?
kayasaman at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 16:43:05 UTC 2012
On Thu, Jul 12, 2012 at 5:33 PM, Devin Teske <devin.teske at fisglobal.com> wrote:
> On Jul 12, 2012, at 9:23 AM, Kaya Saman wrote:
>> I am trying to introduce FreeBSD into my office and it's been looked
>> at with quite a bit of enthusiasm however, what makes it look bad is
>> our companies 'security' policy to block FTP.
>> At present they are running a whole bunch of CentOS based boxes and
>> VM's which of course can be run through port 80 when using YUM.
>> How does one get round this issue as my superiors are telling me that
>> opening up FTP is a security risk and therefor don't want to proceed?
>> I would like to use ports specifically and not the pkg_add tool to get software.
>> Can anyone sugget anything?
> env ftp_proxy=host:port <command>
> where <command> is your normal command, such as "fetch".
> For a full list of environment variables you can use,…
> $ ldd -f '%p\n' `which fetch` | xargs grep -alr ftp_proxy | xargs strings -n 7 | grep _proxy
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Thanks Devin for this however,
setenv ftp_proxy ftp://<ip>:<port> indicates that FTP is being proxied out.
We simply have it banned on a Juniper firewall. So http is being
proxied by a web appliance but that's it... nothing else.
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