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IT & Programming > System Administration

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Dec 5, 2011

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  • Posted: Thu, Dec 01, 2011
  • Time Left: Closed
  • Location: Anywhere
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  • Start: Immediately
  • Hourly Rate: Not Sure
  • Hrs/wk: Not Sure | Duration: 10 hrs
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  • U.S. freelancers must have W9
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We own an eCommerce site and our Merchant Account requires PCI Compliance. They have identified the following issues that need to be corrected. The contractor MUST have the following credentials.

1.) Must not be from INDIA/Pakistan.
2.) Must be available during Eastern Standard Time.
3.) Be proficient with Server Admin related tasks/languages (i.e. SSH).

Here is a description of the issues we need help with.


The remote host is running MySQL, an open-source
database server.

General Solution:

Disable external access to the MySQL installation.

This may be done by blocking outside access to the port that
MySQL listens on with a firewall, by employing IPsec, etc.

If outside access is necessary, configure MySQL to only listen
to certain IP addresses. IP addresses can be tied to MySQL listeners.
Please refer to the tutorial linked below for using the GRANT syntax in
order to specify allowed IP addresses.

This is not the recommended solution and may not cause thi...

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Desired Skills
MySQL Administration, ssh
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