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Old 04-09-2007, 08:40 AM   #1
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how i can hide/mask my static ftp ip

hi dear i want to hide/mask my ftp ip address can i create some fake ip address for the users…or users never come to know my real ftp ip address….any body have any solutions for it…

Old 04-09-2007, 09:31 AM   #2
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nobody know your actual IP mean nobody can reach your server,what for?
Old 04-09-2007, 10:09 AM   #3
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If you want people to be able to download stuff from your FTP server but (for what ever reason) do not want them to know your IP address you might want to look into setting it up as a hidden service with TOR ( ).

Doing so will hide your IP address from users (although it will require them to use TOR to access the server).

Hope this helps
Old 04-11-2007, 10:56 AM   #4
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Using the TOR method will work... However, what do you mean by "hide"? If you want to just "hide" the address on the client and go with a DNS name instead, you can use a free dynamic DNS service like However, your IP address is still discoverable via name resolution (and client logs.)

Another way is to use NAT. Not sure what it would accomplish in your scenario though.

The more information you can give as to what you are wanting to do, the more accurate we can be with solutions.


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