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Old 11-20-2012, 11:29 AM   #1
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yum repo


Hello good people.

I have a RHEL6 repo setup that can be acceeed succefully by all hosts in the n/w via ftp.
I would like to make this repo which is located in /var/ftp/pub/RHEL6_X86_64 available via apache too for a perticular host. How do I go about doing it without changing the location of repo files mentioned above? As in without creating the repo under a */html directory.

Please note that I dhave the very deafualt configuration on httpd, nothing has changed. is this something to be done via a virtualhosts? if that is the case or some other please can you mention of an example?


Many thanks in advance.

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Old 11-20-2012, 12:38 PM   #2
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You can create link
Code:
ln -s /var/ftp/pub/RHEL6_X86_64 /var/www/html/RHEL
Now you will be able to access it and also new files that you put into /var/ftp/pub/RHEL6_X86_64 directory using http if http service is running, using http://http_server_ip/RHEL
For testing just create a test file
Code:
seq 1000 > /var/ftp/pub/RHEL6_X86_64/1k.txt
if required restart the http service, but not necessary.
Code:
/sbin/service httpd restart
Now you will be able to access from browser.
Code:
http://http_server_ip/RHEL/1k.txt
ftp://ftp_server_ip/pub/RHEL6_X86_64/1k.txt

To Block particular host
Code:
iptables -I INPUT 1 -s ip_address -p tcp --dport 80 -j DROP
Or for example to reject 192.168.1.2
Code:
iptables -I INPUT 1 -s 192.168.1.2 -p tcp --dport 80 -j REJECT
To allow particular host
Code:
iptables -I INPUT 1 -s ip_address -p tcp --dport 80 -j ACCEPT

Last edited by mandyapenguin; 11-20-2012 at 12:55 PM.
 
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Old 11-20-2012, 03:15 PM   #3
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You most never have to restart apache. Simply service httpd reload. Also in my opinion Its better to use allow deny directive instead of iptables.
 
  


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