[Samba] Re: Virtual network using ssh tunneling on Windows 2K/XP. Please help.

Jérôme Fenal jerome.fenal at logicacmg.com
Sat Feb 7 23:21:36 GMT 2004

Paul Gardiner wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to connect to a samba server via an ssh tunnel.  I'm running
> ssh on my W2K machine.  If I try to connect from another machine that
> is running an OS called RiscOS and a NetBIOS client called LanMan98
> then it works perfectly, but if I try to connect from the another Windows
> machine running XP, or from the W2k machine (uisng loopback), I get
> "Windows cannot find \\\sharename.  Check the spelling and try again,
> or try searching for the item by clicking the Start button and then clicking
> Search."
> I've found claims on the net of this working.  So what am I doing wrong
> (other than using Windows in the first place :-) )?

What are ports that you tunnel with SSH ?
Did you forget to tunnel 445 ?



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