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Re: [vox-tech] Secure file serving?
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Re: [vox-tech] Secure file serving?

Ps, the exact reason I couldn't use the samba server thru ssh was, that even
though I followed the directions verbatim (that is sticking an entry in my
LMHOSTS file and setting up the tunnel), windows could find the samba server

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jay Strauss" <me@heyjay.com>
To: "vox-tech" <vox-tech@lists.lugod.org>
Sent: Friday, March 07, 2003 1:30 PM
Subject: [vox-tech] Secure file serving?

> Hi everyone, it's good to be back, Thanks to Pete for helping to get my
> vox-tech account working again.
> I gotta question.  I want to have a secure file server.
> I set up a samba server at work.  I can see the samba server from my win2k
> box when I'm on my work network.  According to various docs I've read, I
> should be able to SSH to my work server from home, do a little ssh
> magic and be able to see the samba server from home (across the internet).
> Unfortunately, I've had no joy, and from what I've read the performance
> would be disappointing too (this food sucks, and the portions are small
> too).
> I'd like to have a file server that I can get to from home, work, or when
> a client's site.  I'd like it to be something like SMB so that it will
> well with all my M$ apps and provide file locking and such so that me and
> work mates don't overwrite each other (as opposed to having a sftp client
> (gui or not)).
> What are my options?
> What I think would be really neat (i don't think it exists), is a https
> page I could go to, authenticate, and magically I could then see some
> common/shared file systems, and be able to use if from my normal directory
> structure (ie. thru windows explorer or from unix "ls"), so that I could
> still use it while on a security conscience client site.
> Thanks
> Jay
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