[Samba] Secure Network Transport HOWTO

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Mon Apr 30 21:03:42 MDT 2012

On Tue, May 01, 2012 at 03:00:56AM +0000, david_wells_77 at yahoo.com.ar wrote:
> I'm uncertain if samba provides any kind of secure transport functionalities. However you could, for example, setup an openvpn link between your workstation and the server and have samba only listen on the virtual ethernet device on the server. 

smbclient -> Samba using the UNIX extensions
provides transport level encryption (use smbclient -e
to request encryption). This is currently being added
into the Linux kernel client.


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