[K12OSN] NFS Client for Windows

Jim Kronebusch jim at winonacotter.org
Wed May 26 16:58:51 UTC 2004

How would I go about telling my Windows box how to find a Samba mount
over the internet from my linux server.  I would definitely be more
interested in this, I just didn't think it was possible.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: k12osn-bounces at redhat.com 
> [mailto:k12osn-bounces at redhat.com] On Behalf Of Les Mikesell
> Sent: Wednesday, May 26, 2004 11:53 AM
> To: Support list for opensource software in schools.
> Subject: RE: [K12OSN] NFS Client for Windows
> On Wed, 2004-05-26 at 11:42, Jim Kronebusch wrote:
> > As far as I know Samba will only work on the local LAN not over the 
> > internet.  I need off-site access to these types of files.  I know 
> > that AFP offers AFP over TCP but that doesn't help me with Windows.
> Samba works over TCP and thus over the internet if you let it 
> through your firewalls.  There are some quirks with netbios 
> name resolution that you can fix with a WINS server or by 
> putting the server name in DNS (that the client can see).
> ---
>   Les Mikesell
>    les at futuresource.com
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