[Samba] how to access samba server from remote location

Eero Volotinen eero.volotinen at iki.fi
Sat Mar 7 02:16:08 GMT 2009

Muthukumaran Saravanan kirjoitti:
> hi
> thanks for the update.
> But we have fixed ip provided by the isp, can we assign that ip also to
> the server so that can we access the server outside the local network
> without making VPN. I tried this but iam able to access in the same
> network but not in the remote officice.
> How can i do this without making VPN. We have 2 static ip.

Samba works fine over public internet connection, but it is a huge 
security risk since protocol is not encrypted.

You just need to open tcp ports on firewall that samba uses. Doing this 
kind of connections without encryption is insane.


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