I'd LOVE to see it.. Anything to make this go as simple and smooth as
possible would be a big help.. I tried to figure some of this stuff
out last night and my head nearly exploded!
Feel free to email it to me if you'd like...
--- In email@example.com, "Jelle Alten" <jpalten@h...> wrote:
> I kept a log of what exactly I do to set my slug up for vpn, did I
> that here? I've tried some different configs, so I can almost run a
> to set up my slug to act as vpn fileserver. I even reinstalled
> couple of times, and set up from my recipe again.
> Let me know if you want to see it.
> Unfortunately I never got DNS working on that one, so I need to have my
> hosts file on the client set up correctly. Nothing big. If anyone
> tips on that part, we should start a new thread. (openvpn/remote
> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Namens hls811
> Verzonden: woensdag 30 november 2005 3:37
> Aan: email@example.com
> Onderwerp: [nslu2-general] Re: Another newbie question... (Copying
> the NSLU2 remotely)
> You guys are awesome.. I'm going to do some reading tonight and see
> is something I can figure out...
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Matt McNeill <matt_mcneill@h...>
> > Jelle Alten wrote:
> > > I went a little further than that, but this is not newbie stuff:
> > >
> > > I setup openslug, added openvpn and samba, did some configuration
> in my
> > > routers and now I can access my slug and the shares from anywhere,
> over vpn.
> > > A little warning: it took a while to get this working, but that
> was mostly
> > > because I had to learn about NAT, VPN, openVPN and things like that.
> > >
> > > It's working like a charm now.
> > > There is some info on this in the Wiki.
> > >
> > I have compared OpenVPN with OpenSSH - openSSH tunneling is a little
> > fiddly to set up since you have to configure a tunnel for each port
> > you want to pass over it, but OpenVPN has problems if you have:
> > PC --> Firewall #1 --> ( INTERNET ) --> Firewall #2 --> Slug
> > You have to be able to configure port forwarding rules on firewall
> > and I couldn't get UDP to work, having to resort to TCP which is much
> > less efficient. Secondly, setting up the keys and certificate
> > authorities does take quite a lot of reading, never mind working out
> > how subnets work etc, bridging (not available on unslung) versus
> > routing
> > In then end, running both SSH and OpenVPN side-by side - I find the
> > OpenSSH tunnels more flexible and easier to setup and manage.
> > http://www.nslu2-linux.org/wiki/HowTo/UseOpenSSHForRemoteAccess
> > http://lists.samba.org/archive/samba/2004-May/085358.html
> > These are easy to follow steps to get yourself setup with SSH and
> > getting access to your SAMBA shares over SSH tunnels.
> > Probably easiest way for a newbie.
> > M
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