RE: windows to linux via the internet
From: Aditya, ALD [Aditya Lalit Deshmukh] (aditya.deshmukh_at_online.gateway.technolabs.net)
To: "Carl Holtje" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, "JM Fraser" <email@example.com>, <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2004 06:42:54 +0530
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Carl Holtje [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, February 13, 2004 12:22 AM
> To: JM Fraser; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: windows to linux via the internet
> JM Fraser wrote:
> > I have various W32 clients that I want to connect to a Linux box. I am
> > looking for the following setup:
> > Windows clients, users click on a drive mapping such as J: within
> > Windows Explorer and connect instantly to a Volume on the linux server,
> Samba will do this without any trouble...
> > via SSH via the internet.
we do something simillar but with ssl
> Lost with this one... you want to allow SSH connections from inside to
> the outside, or you want your communications from Windows to the outside
> to go through the linux box?
i think he wants something that works now - ssh is out of question for the movement
but you can set up ssl secured vpn and use the facilities provided by the win2k internal ipsec to achieve a simillar effect.
maybe you should be looking for samba+openvpn combination or samba+freeswan combo
> There are a few projects that will do the later -- the Linux Router
> Project [http://www.linuxrouter.org/] is one, and IP masquerading is
> another (search at http://www.tldp.org/ for more)...
> Hope it helps..
hope i pointed you in the right direction
> "There are 10 types of people in the world: Those who understand binary
> and those that don't."
> $>whoami: Carl Holtje
> $>mail holtje: email@example.com
> $>cu: http://freeside.dnsalias.org
> $>whois holtje:
> System Administrator Group
> Computer Science Department
> Rochester Institute of Technology
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