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Re: [K12OSN] How to make K12LTSP accessible via Internet



Steve,
	you are half-way right. There is no built-in security in samba or
nfs, but there is nothing stopping you from using FreeSwan or ssh. julius

On Wed, 4 Dec 2002, Steve Wright wrote:

> Stephen Liu wrote:
>
> > Hi all folks,
> >
> > What other packages shall be added to K12LTSP to make it accessible
> > via Internet to login for file sharing
>
>
> No packages need to be added.  Simply open your firewall to the internet.
>
> The problem is, the file sharing software for Linux is not secure enough
> to do this.
>
> You will be very vulnerable if you do this, and I would not recommend it.
>
> You will be able to use ssh (secure shell) to tunnel in and perhaps do
> the job securely that way, but you will need an experienced Linux
> Security Consultant to do this, and this is not something that I can
> describe over email to you.
>
>
> regards,
> Steve
>
>
>
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