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Old 02-25-2012, 02:48 AM   #1
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how to access lan from outside


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I have centos 5.3 installed on server, my requirment i that some my lan user want to work from home for that what i have to do , is there is vpn to use or anyother if yes give in detail

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Old 02-25-2012, 02:59 AM   #2
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You can always use SSH to access your server. Just don't forget to allow port 22 or whatever port you use for SSH in iptables, and forward that port on your router so you can access it from outside your private network.
 
Old 02-25-2012, 03:02 AM   #3
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Please give you requirement in detail.

What sort of access do the users at home want a) to the server and b) to the rest of the LAN? ssh? HTTP? FTP? CIFS? X session ... ?
 
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access do the users at home want to the server and http based local application, internet facility i.e the way user work in local same way from outside
 
Old 02-25-2012, 03:25 AM   #5
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You just asked us a question, no?
 
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You just asked us a question, no?
See the OP

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Old 02-25-2012, 03:36 AM   #7
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Kind regards
I know... That's why I am confused. It's hard sometimes to understand what non-native English speakers are trying to say....
 
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i.e the way user work in local same way from outside
Which you are familiar with and we are not.
 
Old 02-25-2012, 06:22 AM   #9
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sorry for last posting it is wrongly done i required that the users at home want the server and http based local application access, internet facility etc i.e they can work from home with full access which they have in office
 
Old 02-25-2012, 10:39 AM   #10
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sorry for last posting it is wrongly done i required that the users at home want the server and http based local application access, internet facility etc i.e they can work from home with full access which they have in office
Ok, please pay attention: none of us here know WHAT 'full access' they have in the office, what the "etc" is, or what you're trying to achieve.

"Full access" could mean to one web page, or web+ssh, or web+ssh+ftp+samba/NFS shares, etc. So, which is it? What services do you need? What is the network topology? Firewall(s)? Authentication methods? If you want a short answer, open a port through your firewall for anything you want folks to access. Want better security? Then install a VPN system, which is what they're for.
 
Old 02-26-2012, 11:42 PM   #11
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Hi

As per my requirment i have to use vpn system, How the vpn configured in centos5.3?.one think want to ask what about pptpd i tried it but not worked

AMAR
 
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We cannot help you if you do not answer our questions, asked to get an adequate specification of your requirement.
 
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As per my requirment i have to use vpn system, How the vpn configured in centos5.3?.
And since you didn't bother telling us of your 'requirement' until just now, how were we supposed to know? Want VPN? Then load the OpenVPN software from your repositories, and configure it. Visit the OpenVPN website, and read the docs and see the examples.
http://openvpn.net/index.php/open-so...ion/howto.html

And again, you are NOT ANSWERING QUESTIONS that you're being asked. If you don't, you can't expect to get ANY help, on ANY topic.
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one think want to ask what about pptpd i tried it but not worked
Perfect example here. WHAT did you try? HOW didn't it work? What did you do, and where did you get the instructions from? Where are you stuck?? AGAIN, you need to provide details if you want help
 
Old 02-28-2012, 03:38 AM   #14
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Thanks GURU !!!!!


I will try open vpn


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Old 02-28-2012, 06:54 AM   #15
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Hi

I installed pptpd(vpn0 in centos and configured and i able to connect to this vpn server from outside, but as pptpd is not more secure how can i make it more secure

AMAR
 
  


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