[Samba] Security on lan
ranyardm at lineone.net
Mon Feb 25 05:53:02 GMT 2002
DON'T DO IT!!!!
Your passwords may be safe, but your data won't be!
really, honestly - you should not run smb over the internet without it
being tunnelled somehow.
There is a nice way if both ends are linux, and that's to use two private
subnets, ant run ssh and ppp within that, there is a howto somewhere, and
it's designed to be done via the LRP, but I cannot remember where. Check
the LRP homepage.
At 09:35 AM 2/25/02 +0100, ACEAlex wrote:
>Hello, I would like your opionion on how secure samba is over an network.
>The thing is that where i live we all have 100mbps switched network to the
>internet. The whole town is using this. Is it safe to use samba directly
>over the network with encrypted password if i have for example a server in
>another part of the town. I can then set up with allow host so that only my
>computer can access the computer or should i go with a pptp solution?
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