[Samba] How to access shares via HTTP (apache2)
terrytesting at yahoo.co.uk
Fri Jan 1 13:51:39 MST 2010
On 19:59, Steve Rippl wrote:
> Daniel Müller wrote:
>> Why do you need to access your shares via HTTP???!!
>> THe only thing this might be usefull is from outside your lan over
>> If you plan this, there ist the linux opensource solution OPENVPN!!
>> With this mighty software
>> you work with your shares and outlook from outside as if you were in
>> your bureau.
>> Take a look at it and give it a try!
> With all due respect (really!), why do you ask a question like that?
> Different people have different requirements. In my case I have 2000
> secondary school students that I give access to their home folders
> from home so that they don't have to do everything via usb sticks.
> Should I manage 2000 certificates for this and complicate things for
> the students, or should I use a simple web based solution that can run
> from any browser on any machine?
> OpenVPN is great, I use it for my access to the network from outside,
> but it isn't the answer to everything!
What about some sort of php groupware pretty sure you could find a file
browser plugin for one them
http://www.phpgroupware.org/ Web content and document management and
Maybe some thing like that would be a solution
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