[TUHS] UUCP: working systems, come and get them

Jason Stevens jsteve at superglobalmegacorp.com
Fri Mar 10 22:25:25 AEST 2017


I would put some kind of firewall in front of it, If even to restrict source addressed to well known.  There is a LOT of people scanning the internet.  I also have a publicly available FTP server and I'll see it on lists of known boxes etc.  

On March 10, 2017 9:49:45 AM GMT+08:00, John Floren <john at jfloren.net> wrote:
>I've now got it working and it made me think a little.
>
>In order to do these "serial ports over TCP" things, we basically are
>putting login prompts out to the Internet. Is it possible to restrict
>things so the only user allowed on ttyN is 'uucp', or should I just
>put in iptables rules to only allow traffic from my UUCP peers?
>
>john
>
>On Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 2:20 AM, Warren Toomey <wkt at tuhs.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 08, 2017 at 06:43:07AM +1000, Warren Toomey wrote:
>>> More progress. I now have             mcsun----seismo----munnari
>>> with uucp mail between them all.
>>
>> Even more progress. I wrote a script to generate the uucp systems,
>> and given it a rough test. It's now here:
>>
>> https://github.com/DoctorWkt/4bsd-uucp
>>
>> and ready for people to download and try things out. I'm happy for
>> people to make changes, by adding them in as contributors.
>>
>> We should add a file with uucp names, owners and connection details.
>> I'll do that soon.
>>
>> Have at it!
>>         Warren

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