[Samba] Windows drive mapping using alternate port
bob at computerisms.ca
Thu Feb 6 13:46:18 MST 2014
> depends on the specific vpn solution you pick. pretty sure they all
> some option like that
The term is split tunnelling. not sure it works with openvpn, but any
l2tp/ipsec client should have it.
I have never tried to put so many users on a vpn simultaneously, but I
do have experience with inadequate internet connections for the tasks at
hand. In the past I have used traffic control to make sure every one at
least suffers equally on a saturated connection...
> On Thu, Feb 6, 2014 at 2:19 PM, Kris Springer
> <kspringer at innovateteam.com> wrote:
> > Unchecking such a box would be ideal and may solve my problem. Where is
> > this checkbox found?
> > Thanks.
> > Kris
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Chris Weiss [mailto:cweiss at gmail.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, February 06, 2014 12:11 PM
> > To: Kris Springer
> > Cc: Günter Kukkukk; samba
> > Subject: Re: [Samba] Windows drive mapping using alternate port
> > 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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