[Samba] How to connect across the Internet

Anders Widman andewid at tnonline.net
Thu Feb 21 16:41:23 GMT 2002

I guess there can be numerous ways to fix this, depending on what
security level you want.

Normally by adding NETBIOS name of the machines in your hosts file
should be enough. But many ISPs activley reject these kinds of
connection because poor security.


> Hello All,

> Well my Samba server is up and running good, but I am now needing to
> be able to let some of my users connect to our server who is not
> located on our local network.

> Actually they are located some distance away and I would like to be
> able to allow then to connect.

> Has anyone had any success with this and how it might be done?

> Best Regards,
> Lonnie

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