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Old 11-22-2005, 06:19 AM   #1
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ISP blocking smb port

My ISP is blocking port 138,139 and 445.
How can i get around this?
Somekind of tunnel?
Any ideas?
best regard stefan
Old 11-22-2005, 06:37 AM   #2
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FYI SMB is unsecure and ISPs that block these ports are doing a good thing to protect their customers. You can tunnel samba over ssh or you can use a Virtual Private Network (VPN) like poptop or openvpn. If just copying files you can use scp or if windows, WinSCP.


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