[Samba] Tunneling over SSH

Kevin Bailey kbailey at freewayprojects.com
Tue Feb 24 08:46:14 GMT 2009


Has anyone successfully got a Windows PC to access Samba over an SSH 
tunnel.  This first of all worked immediately - but now seems to have 

I've tried with using putty and myentunnel to set up the tunnel - and 
these are working when I test against a web server.

I've followed instructions at:


This has set up another loopback device which means that the Windows 
machine can carry on with its own file sharing.

This is particularly important as my client needs to access Sage 
Accounts data files which are Access files - I want them to continue 
accessing the data using Samba - but as I need to put the server on to 
the internet I need to tunnel the Samba traffic over ssh for security.

Any help, pointers gratefully received.

Kevin Bailey

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