Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Server
User Name
Linux - Server This forum is for the discussion of Linux Software used in a server related context.


  Search this Thread
Old 11-30-2010, 12:01 PM   #1
Registered: Dec 2008
Location: Germany/Poland
Distribution: CentOS / Debian / Solaris / RedHat
Posts: 266

Rep: Reputation: 18
Question Fileserver with access by VPN

Hi all,

I`m looking for solution for fileserver which could be accessed by VPN from Windows. Is it possible to configure something like this ? If yes, what kind of software should I use ? VSFTPD, Samba ??

If somebody could help me would be great.

Scenario looks like this:

Fileserver (CentOS) -------- VPN ------------> Windows XP (home)
|-------- VPN ------------> Windows XP (office)

Any suggestions ?
Old 11-30-2010, 02:48 PM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Aug 2006
Location: Detroit, MI
Distribution: GNU/Linux systemd
Posts: 3,609
Blog Entries: 1

Rep: Reputation: 1233Reputation: 1233Reputation: 1233Reputation: 1233Reputation: 1233Reputation: 1233Reputation: 1233Reputation: 1233Reputation: 1233
OpenVPN would work nicely for this. Plenty of documentation on their site, as well as examples. Versions for Linux and Windows exist.


access, fileserver, vpn

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
I can't access a RedHat fileserver from my XP PC JohnnyB84 Linux - Newbie 1 10-26-2009 06:18 AM
VPN pptpd connected vpn server only access need help please u4david Linux - Networking 1 10-17-2008 03:54 PM
sharing VPN access with lan + after vpn connected unable to ping lan/public ip xxx_anuj_xxx Linux - Networking 1 03-14-2008 02:50 AM
How to make non-vpn machines to access VPN server deepugopi Linux - Networking 0 07-31-2007 06:55 AM
fileserver - remote access suggestions yogaboy Linux - Networking 3 12-27-2006 10:45 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:39 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration