[K12OSN] new principal ... wants new feature

rmcdaniel at indata.us rmcdaniel at indata.us
Tue Jul 3 19:05:17 UTC 2007

I use a Cisco VPN connection to connect and then use Webmin to access
files on the server.  It seems to work out OK.  I have also connected to
the shares by mapping a drive while connected via VPN.


Ronald R. McDaniel
Conecuh County Schools
(251) 578-1752 x30
(251) 363-3201 cell
1*4238*104 SouthernLinc
rmcdaniel at indata.us

> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: [K12OSN] new principal ... wants new feature
> From: "Kari Matthews" <karisue at gmail.com>
> Date: Tue, July 03, 2007 1:57 pm
> To: "Support list for open source software in schools."
> <k12osn at redhat.com>
> Oh my.
> My new principal says that at his last school, the IT guy had the
> server set
> up so that you could login from anywhere (like home) and have access
> to his
> documents (on the server).  He claims that the last school had some
> kind of
> web interface.  Hmmm.
> I currently have a Ubuntu 6 server and use smbldap for students --
> students
> save papers and such on the server.  The main advantage of having a
> server,
> IMO, is DansGuardian.  None of the teachers do this -- they all save
> their
> stuff locally.  We use Google Apps for mail.
> Is there a way to set it up so people have access from outside the
> building
> to their stuff?  I only use open source, so if it costs anything, forget
> it.  This is a small school (80 students) with a small budget.  I am
> unsure
> how to proceed.  Does anyone have any suggestions?
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