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Re: Another newbie question... (Copying files to the NSLU2 remotely)

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  • hls811
    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
    Message 1 of 15 , Nov 30, 2005
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      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 nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, "Jelle Alten" <jpalten@h...> wrote:
      >
      > I kept a log of what exactly I do to set my slug up for vpn, did I
      ever post
      > that here? I've tried some different configs, so I can almost run a
      script
      > to set up my slug to act as vpn fileserver. I even reinstalled
      openslug a
      > 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
      has some
      > tips on that part, we should start a new thread. (openvpn/remote
      access/dns)
      >
      > Jelle
      >
      > -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
      > Van: nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com
      [mailto:nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com]
      > Namens hls811
      > Verzonden: woensdag 30 november 2005 3:37
      > Aan: nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com
      > Onderwerp: [nslu2-general] Re: Another newbie question... (Copying
      files to
      > the NSLU2 remotely)
      >
      >
      > You guys are awesome.. I'm going to do some reading tonight and see
      if this
      > is something I can figure out...
      >
      > THANKS!
      >
      >
      > --- In nslu2-general@yahoogroups.com, Matt McNeill <matt_mcneill@h...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > 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
      #2,
      > > 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
      > etc.
      > >
      > > 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
      then
      > > getting access to your SAMBA shares over SSH tunnels.
      > >
      > > Probably easiest way for a newbie.
      > >
      > > M
      > >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
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