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 From:  "David Kitchens" <spider at webweaver dot com>
 To:  "'Don Munyak'" <don dot munyak at gmail dot com>, "'Adam Lawson'" <alawson at calhost dot com>
 Cc:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] [off-topic] mapped drive through a vpn tunnel
 Date:  Fri, 10 Jun 2005 16:03:49 -0400
Yes, a hosts file should work since you don't have a need for a lot of
browsing, it should work fine that way I expect.

Dave 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Don Munyak [mailto:don dot munyak at gmail dot com] 
> Sent: Friday, June 10, 2005 3:43 PM
> To: Adam Lawson
> Cc: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] [off-topic] mapped drive through a vpn tunnel
> 
> Thanks for the posts.
> 
> Instead of WINS, couldn't I just use the hosts file on the 
> windows 98 box ?? 
> 
> As for VPN Firewall ACL's.. I agree. We have a good 
> relationship with the co-lo. My intent would be to prevent 
> VPN access inbound at the co-lo except from our network.
> 
> The only publically accessible inbound protocols  at the 
> co-lo, would be TCP http/https...again except from our network.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> On 6/10/05, Adam Lawson <alawson at calhost dot com> wrote:
> > I don't see why you wouldn't be able to unless an admin (such as 
> > myself) between you and the server denies it at the 
> firewall. I know 
> > we deny all outbound VPN traffic from non-authorized hosts 
> because in 
> > our situation it serves no purpose and essentially indicates that 
> > someone is up to something non-work related. And we only 
> allow inbound 
> > VPN connections from specific IPs (another site for instance).
> > 
> > Try using VPN and private addressing for security sake and 
> make sure 
> > your firewalls allow that sort of traffic (again - some 
> companies have 
> > 3rd parties manage their firewalls and kill VPN except 
> to/from specific IPs).
> > 
> > --
> > Adam Lawson
> > Support Engineer; NORCAL Active Adult
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Don Munyak [mailto:don dot munyak at gmail dot com]
> > Sent: Friday, June 10, 2005 11:46 AM
> > 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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