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Re: Tunneling SMB (139) through SSH

Matthew Kopishke said:
> Here's the problem, our ISP has blocked off port 139 on all the routers
> (for security reasons) and refuses to open it back up.  We (a school
> district) run software for our lunch program, serving line to be exact.
>   This software has one major flaw (and a bunch of minor ones too) in
> that it runs off an access database that the software has to accessed
> locally, ie through a windows share.  See the problem?
> Does anyone see any gotchyas in there?  The other thing is I have a
> linux firewall in each building, so if some one has a better idea using
> them I'm all ears!

Why don't you use PPTP VPN connections?

johannes resch

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