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How can this be done? I can access samba from within my private network and from the same subnet. But how can I access samba from an outside network that ...
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    Accessing Samba on an outside network


    How can this be done?
    I can access samba from within my private network and from the same subnet.

    But how can I access samba from an outside network that is not at all attached to my internal one.

    Any answers?

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    Yes, it's called setting up a VPN and accessing that Samba server as if you were directly connected to your internal subnet. It's that easy!

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    I know that..
    With out VPN.
    How is it possible?

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    RDP, VNC, TS, Citrix, any number of ways can be used to access file shares. What's your skill set?

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    RDP can connect to samba?

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    Okay well then here is my new question...

    Linux box (with samba) sit's on a public network... (no internal)
    I have my windows xp laptop which is at a different ip address all the time.

    What vpn software can I use to allow me to connect from my laptop to my linux box via vpn so I can access samba?

    PS no firewalls on the linux box
    no firewalls on the xp box

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