[Samba] Samba Over A Wan

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Tue Sep 6 18:10:10 GMT 2005

On Tue, Sep 06, 2005 at 10:59:17AM -0700, Mike McMullen wrote:
> 1) Will Samba work over the internet?


> 2) Can Samba connections be encrypted or do I need to look at
>    something like OpenVPN to provide that?

No connections are not encrypted, you need another service underneath
smb to do that.

> 3) Can I restrict connections over the internet to a single IP address?


> 4) Anything else I should be aware of?

Lock it down. Tightly.


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