Re: SMB over public network
Are you saying they want to use SAMBA across the Internet?
Samba is not designed for that. Use the pptp client/server to
connect MS clients to your Linux server. It is more reliable,
more secure and does not broadcast all the time using excess
At 08:58 AM 6/14/00 -0500, Gregory Wood wrote:
>There is a 'host' file on the pc running Win9x. That is where you have to
enter your info so that you can attach to a remote network.
>However, I have had customers who have tried that and would loose their
network connection. I believe its a weakness in the MS client. Same
connection with Novell client fixed the problem. There may be 'retry'
options under MS that I never found.
>You may want to try NFS. I was told that NFS was available for Windows but
>If you do get this to work reliably, I'd like to hear from you.
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>>I have a client who want so co-lo a server and has asked me to set it up.
>>The problem is that they want to use samba to share directories to remote
>>users at various locations NOT on the local network.
>>I know this is possible, but as of yet have been unsuccessfull in getting
>>it to work. Set up is stock potato. Clients are Win9x via RoadRunner or
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