SAMBA to Replace RAS Server

edal at edal at
Sat Nov 1 17:00:05 GMT 2003

Dear Mr Bartlett

Thank you for your swift reply. I am sorry that I sent the message to the wrong address but my first language is not English and sometimes I get things slightly incorrect.

I have tried the URL detailed below but I only get a 404 error, is your server not working ?


Ed Almos

2003.11.01. 13:20-kor Andrew Bartlett  <abartlet at> írta: 

> On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 12:33:13PM +0100, edal at wrote:
> > Dear Sirs
> > 
> > I obtained this e-mail address from the SAMBA web page, if this is not the correct address to use please could you pass the message on ?
> Normally these questions are better put to samba at
> > I have a quick question. Can I use SAMBA to replace a Windows NT server running the RAS service ?
> > 
> > Thank you in advance.
> You can.  I am working on a document to describe how you you would use
> PoPToP, PPP and Samba to replace a Microsoft VPN server, but you could
> use the same tools to handle the RAS component (just ignore the stuff
> about PoPTop and MPPE).
> It is currently hosted at,
> but I'll get a better home for it soon.
> Let me know what you think, as this report is 100% of the assessment
> for one of my uni subjects :-)
> Andrew Bartlett

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