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Re: how to send files from a pc to my home server and viceversa

On Wed, 2007-02-28 at 22:44 -0800, Jordi wrote:
> Thanks for the replies
> Tell me if I don't understand.
> I use that shared folder to pass files from one computer to another by
> hand. But as they cross the router, they are exposed to internet
> without any security.
> So:
> 1) Must I disable this shared folder?
> 2) Must I remove samba from my server?
> 3) Should I better use SCP allways?
> 4) Or can I leave that shared folder in the server and just use for
> non-vital,trivial files?

Okay, your router most likely has a built-in firewall, which would
classify it as a hardware firewall/router.

1) no
2) no
3) no
4) yes

Further question: What model of router do you have?

Answer that before I can go further.

greg, greg@gregfolkert.net

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