[Samba] Help with settings for Internet usage.
storage at s-1.com
Fri Oct 31 16:37:33 GMT 2003
Thanks. For anyone finding this thread, WebDAV (mod_dav in apache)
Worked out as a better solution.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rruegner [mailto:robowarp at gmx.de]
> Sent: Monday, October 27, 2003 5:38 PM
> To: James Lewis; samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Help with settings for Internet usage.
> sorry smb over internet is a big security bug
> you will an would have tons of hackers if you would use an
> open setup, youre right encryption slows down the connect.
> try to use freeswan cipe vtun ....contact your isp for open
> needed ports. or use simply winscp ( ssh ) sftp, ftp, http
> with webdav etc if samba is installed on the server there are
> many smbbrowsers over http php / perl that will do the job
> browsing the samba stored files on the server. ( but normally
> if you wanna secure use https ) another solution is rsync (
> via ssh ) the files from an internal samba to the internet
> Best Regards
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "James Lewis" <james at s-1.com>
> To: <samba at lists.samba.org>
> Sent: Monday, October 27, 2003 10:36 PM
> Subject: [Samba] Help with settings for Internet usage.
> > I'd like to use Samba to access files on an Internet based server
> > (which is primarily a web server), from Windows XP clients,
> over the
> > Internet.
> > The server is in a data center, the XP machines are on a cable
> > connection with 1.5Mbps down and 256kbps up. Port 139 is blocked by
> > the ISP.
> > I'm looking for help with settings that will optimise Samba
> for this
> > application.
> > I have a basic configuration, and it is only just usable.
> The transfer
> > speed once a file is open is acceptable, but the time it takes for
> > files to be open for reading and writing is just a little
> too long (in
> > the order of a few seconds). This makes a multiple file save that
> > would be instant to a local HD or local file server take a
> long time
> > (about 40 seconds for example for 20 files).
> > I am using stunnel at both ends to get around the port 139
> > restriction. Might this be contributing to the slow file
> open speed?
> > Are there any better ways to make this connection?
> > I have disabled the webclient service in XP.
> > Thanks for any help.
> > J L
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