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Old 01-11-2006, 09:21 PM   #1
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Connect to Samba Server remotely


I have a Samba server at my house. It is also running SSH.

How do I map to the Samba server or SSH using a Windows XP native "MAP NETWORK DRIVE" tool? Not WinSCP.
Old 01-12-2006, 06:53 AM   #2
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If you are remote from home pc, you need to setup samba as a wins server, then you can setup an ssh tunnel with putty, then you should be able to browse remotely.
However, it's a lot easier to use the built-in PPTP VPN and poptop on the samba server. This sets up the networking and the wins server redirects automagically when you start the connection.


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