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 From:  "David Kitchens" <spider at webweaver dot com>
 To:  "'Don Munyak'" <don dot munyak at gmail dot com>, <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] [off-topic] mapped drive through a vpn tunnel
 Date:  Fri, 10 Jun 2005 15:02:10 -0400
If the vpn is working correctly, you should be able to map a drive using
\\win95-ip\sharename or \\colobox-ip\sharename just fine. You just can't use
\\computername without having all the WINS server stuff setup as browsing
isn't easy over vpn. 

Dave

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Don Munyak [mailto:don dot munyak at gmail dot com] 
> Sent: Friday, June 10, 2005 2:46 PM
> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: [m0n0wall] [off-topic] mapped drive through a vpn tunnel
> 
> I know this is somewhat off topic from the m0n0wall list 
> server, but being a member and user of m0n0wall, I have seen 
> some pretty high-speed people on this list who can hopefully 
> answer my question
> 
> We are moving some of our application servers off site to a 
> co-lo. In testing, we are having a problem running a legacey 
> application, which happens to only work properly on a windows 
> 95/98 box. This is a long story, but not really part of the question.
> 
> The question posed to me:
> 
> If we leave this one box at our main office, can we map a 
> drive letter from the windows 98 box --> to a server at the 
> co-lo ? My first response was no. But in thinking about this, 
> I was wondering if I could use a VPN tunnel connecting the 
> two networks ?
> 
> Any thoughts or suggestions would be greatly appreciated
> 
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