[Samba] Samba as remote file share

Fernando Pintabona fernando at sertecnet.com
Thu Apr 1 15:03:06 GMT 2004

No offense...but I guess you'd be better off with FTP or SFTP than SAMBA
on this particular setup...

Fernando P

On Thu, 2004-04-01 at 16:54, Adam Stanley wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a client who is hoping to use Samba over the internet.  He hopes 
> to be able to setup a single mount point that can be used by employees 
> from various locations via their broadband internet connections.  The 
> clients will be a mixture of Linux, Windows 98, and Windows 2000/XP 
> machines.  I know that a solution like this would be possible if all of 
> the clients and the server were on the same LAN, however, I've not had 
> any luck attempting to deploy Samba over the internet.  Is this a 
> feasible solution with Samba or should I have him look elsewhere?  If 
> Samba will cut it does anyone have any pointers or suggestions for the 
> most secure way to implement a setup like this?  Thanks in advance for 
> any help...
> Adam Stanley
> Nethosters, Inc.

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