[CentOS] request for optimum setup configuration
rmoktali at vsnl.net
Thu Nov 9 08:28:46 UTC 2006
I am required to take text/doc files uploaded to a share/directory in a
static ip, do some processing on this queue, convert the file format and
save the results in a directory for it to be downloaded (or I could
upload the same to another share/folder in another static ip).
volume of files is about 1-5 files/second of about 50KB to 100KB each
and the converting and delivery has to be in near real time. The actual
conversion is on external systems on a seperate subnet and this planned
server is for just handling the input and output automatically.
I do not know yet if i can use a vpn as the server that provides the
data allows this or not.
I had planned to put up a centos 4.4 based secure ftp server with two
diretories one for incomming files and other for completed, both
password protected. the access to the directory will be limited to the
ip addresses that are using this facility with iptables.
(private network 192.168.xx)doing the actual sork
could someone with more experience than me (read newbie) comment or
suggest a better approach than the one above or point out security
issues as the data must be secured at all costs.
Thanks for your time.
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