[Fusioninventory-user] DMZ deployment options

David DURIEUX d.durieux at siprossii.com
Tue Oct 30 20:10:42 UTC 2012

Le Tue, 30 Oct 2012 19:55:31 +0000
Benjamin Huntsman <BHuntsman at mail2.cu-portland.edu> a écrit:

>Hi there!


>   We've been running GLPI for the better part of a year, but just
> installed FusionInventory yesterday. We use the OCS Agent, and have a
> front-end communication server in our DMZ so that Agents can report
> even if they're at an end-user's home or not on the VPN, etc.  The
> OCS database and front-end interface reside on our internal network.
> Our GLPI interface is on a separate server also on the internal
> network, though it uses the OCS server's MySQL instance for its
> database. We'd like to switch to FusionInventory, but due to security
> concerns, etc, we are hoping there's a good way to to have a
> DMZ-based Communication Server or something that the FusionInventory
> Agents can talk to across the regular internet, but without having to
> put our entire GLPI instance and/or database out in the DMZ.  We'd
> like that part to be secure and inaccessible from the regular
> internet.  Furthermore, we like the scalability approach of having
> multiple Communication Servers.

Perhaps have little php script (server) write XML sent by agent into a
folder, and a script on your lan get these files from DMZ and inject
them in your GLPI.

Another solution is to run agent and have a script send the XML in the
DMZ (and same procedure for inject in your GLPI)

>   So, is anything like that available, possible, or in the works?
>Many thanks!
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