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Old 01-01-2005, 07:48 PM   #1
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Question SaMBa connection sharing

just wondering if samba can share an internet connection?
Old 01-01-2005, 10:14 PM   #2
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No. SAMBA allows you to share files on a Windows network. You will need to configure your firewall for network address translation (NAT), sometimes called "masquerading".

Nice GUI apps for this task are Firestarter and Guarddog:

You will need two active network cards as well.


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