Best Way to transfer Information Outsiide the firewal

Discussion in 'ASP .Net' started by RSB, Nov 14, 2007.

  1. RSB

    RSB Guest

    Hello Everyone,

    I am working on a app which is with in the firewall and we have a
    requirement for some folks out side to access some of the information. Now
    we cannot send the information via Email. So what other options we are left
    with .. by which we can push this information to outside firewall folks(may
    be read only).

    Any ideas any leads will be helpful

    RSB, Nov 14, 2007
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  2. RSB,

    Well, if you are behind a firewall, and someone is trying to make a
    request from you, you have no choice but to open up a port on the firewall
    and expose an endpoint so that people can connect to you and get the
    information they need.

    If you are trying to push the information to other people, and you are
    behind a firewall, it shouldn't be an issue, since you are making an
    outgoing connection, and typically, firewalls block incoming connections.
    Nicholas Paldino [.NET/C# MVP], Nov 14, 2007
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  3. RSB

    Guest Guest

    Lacking a definition for "some folks out side" leaves a number of
    possibilities. Perhaps FTP is an option, or maybe they have a web service
    setup to receive your information, or maybe even VPN connectivity to your
    resources. A number of options are available to you other than SMTP depending
    Guest, Nov 14, 2007
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