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securing direct network connection

Posted on 2013-06-30
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Dear experts,

I have 2 servers in data center connected directly to each other for backup data. Unfortunately there is physical access to it.

Scenario:
Server A (server 2008, two ethernets):
eth1: internet
eth2: direct connection to server B, network sharing enabled

Server B (server 2008 R2, two ethernets):
eth1: internet
eth2: direct connection to server A, network sharing enabled

There is daily backup (Windwos server backup) to each other.

What is the best practice to secure it?


Regards,
Jarda
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Question by:Jaroslav Latal
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Physical access will always be there for authorized people in the datacenter. Cannot prevent that. Even if you use a lock and key someone got to have the key. : )
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by:Jaroslav Latal
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yep, there is always some cyber enemy :)

I may have asked the wrong question.. I thought what can I do in OS against people who disconnected the cable and connect it to their notebook.
1, they do not know IP (I do not use DHCP, there is no default gateway either)
2, they do not know sharing password

Is man in the middle threat for me?
Should I use some encryption or certificate?


Regards,
Jarda
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surbabu140977 earned 500 total points
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port security with static mac address mapping in your switch. So even if they pull out the cable, their notebook won't connect.

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