[Samba] Samba & STunnel
splee at plexio.com
Wed Feb 27 09:53:40 GMT 2002
On Wed, 2002-02-27 at 08:58, VIA Internet Tech Support wrote:
> On my office firewall I have the following stunnel command:
> /usr/sbin/stunnel -d 140 -r 192.168.0.15:139
> On my firewall I have this command:
> /usr/sbin/stunnel -c -d 139 -r 220.127.116.11:140
> Now, the way I read this is that my firewall says - take anything on tcp
> port 139, and send it via stunnel to 18.104.22.168 using port 140 - and then
> the office firewall says - take anything on tcp port 140, and send it
> unencrypted to 192.168.0.15 using port 139.
> I then try a map from my PC using the following "\\firewall\public", which
> is in my windows hosts file as - 192.168.0.1 firewall. As far as I can
> see, this should give me a tcp tunnel from my firewall to the office
> firewall using port 140, with my PC sending tcp port 139 packets into the
> tunnel, and the tunnel spitting them out the other end to the Samba
> fileserver. As far as the Samba server is concerned the packets should be
> coming from the firewall, and it is set to accept connections from 192.168.0.
> So, what have I missed? Why doesn't it work? Have I screwed something up,
> or will this never work because Samba uses UDP or OOBC (out of band
> communications?), or something?
I think what you want is vpn. Stunnel only does TCP via SSL and I think
browsing uses UDP.
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