[Samba] Windows drive mapping using alternate port

Chris Weiss cweiss at gmail.com
Thu Feb 6 13:10:34 MST 2014

On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 2:04 PM, Kris Springer
<kspringer at innovateteam.com> wrote:
> I've got 50 remote users possibly doubling in the next year.  The idea is to
> map a drive that they have easy and constant access to.  If I tell everyone
> to VPN then the traffic on my server's network will go through the roof
> since all traffic for everyone will route through the VPN and not their
> local networks for regular internet use.  Skype would become unusable as
> well as a few other things.  A VPN would be ideal if it were only a few
> users that accessed the shares intermittently, but for 50+ users with
> constant access it's not really feasible.  Is this starting to sound like a
> situation where remote access just isn't going to work?  Is Samba simply a
> local file sharing server that isn't really useful in today's remote world?
> Is there some other alternative that someone could suggest?

uncheck the "route all traffic through vpn" box.

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