Samba and VPN
Keith G. Murphy
keithmur at mindspring.com
Mon Feb 26 23:19:15 GMT 2001
I will try this when I get the chance. Of course, my setup is so
different from yours as to perhaps not be of use.
Dirk Hamstra wrote:
> Yes I should be clearer:
> From an NT workstation I want to use the Samba services on the Linux Redhat
> 7 box, DAFFY. I can telnet to DAFFY. Using the NT Explorer I can see the
> Samba server but when I try to access it I get the message "\\DAFFY is not
> accessible, network path not found".
> When using the command line the error looks like this (note that the share
> E:\>net use h: \\daffy\samba * /USER:dirk
> Type the password for \\daffy\samba:
> System error 53 has occurred.
> The network path was not found.
> The configuration looks like this:
> NT----PPTP---NT/RAS-----RH 7/ Samba
> The local configuration NT-----RH 7/ Samba works fine.
> Is this related to different protocols that are used (NetBIOS, PPTP, TCP/IP)
> in combination with the RAS-device?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Keith G. Murphy [mailto:keithmur at mindspring.com]
> Sent: Friday, February 23, 2001 11:46 AM
> To: samba at us5.samba.org
> Cc: dirk.hamstra at iona.com
> Subject: Re: Samba and VPN
> Dirk Hamstra wrote:
> > Hi!
> > I have printers, files shared to all windoze platforms in my group. Now I
> > want to also access the samba box via a VPN. So configuration:
> > NT----PPTP---NT/RAS-----Linux 7
> > Any experience with this type of config? Quick test shows the samba host
> > when I try to access it the network path is not found.
> Well, my setup is:
> Win95----PPTP---InterJet----Debian (what is Linux 7? You mean RedHat 7?)
> I can virtual network just fine from my Win95 box at home, then telnet
> to my Debian Linux box, or whatever else I want to do.
> But I don't have much need to do Samba stuff per se from there. What
> *exactly* are you trying to do? Then maybe I can try it out.
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