[Samba] Use the shared intranet printer on Windows from internet through a socks5 proxy.

Hongyi Zhao hongyi.zhao at gmail.com
Sat Nov 27 10:17:34 UTC 2021

On Sat, Nov 27, 2021 at 6:15 PM Hongyi Zhao <hongyi.zhao at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 27, 2021 at 4:15 PM Michael Evans
> <michael.evans at nor-consult.com> wrote:
> >
> > For the specific task of talking to a Samba / CIFS shared printer, a VPN
> > would be a better tool.  OpenWRT or Wireguard are two free options that I'd
> Why you mentioned OpenWRT here? I mean, it doesn't belong to any type of VPN.
> > highly recommend.  If both ends have static IPs (on the Internet) it'd
> > probably be easier to dial your office, otherwise whichever end is static,
> > or most stable for a dynamic DNS address should be the server.
> >
> > You might be able to share the printer via other methods (E.G. IPP on port
> > 631) that are easier to map over a SOCKS5 proxy.
> This need the printer itself supports IPP,

My typo. It should be the following:

This requires the printer itself to support IPP,

> but my printer only has a
> USB connector/adapter.

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