On Mon, 30 Jun 2008, Frank Murphy wrote:
> Centos 5.2 server samba shares (files)
> Laptop Fedora 9
Places -> 'Connect to server'
Service type: SSH
Server: <fill in hostname or IP of your centos box>
User Name: <if different between laptop and server>
Folder: <path on server, unless you want it to open />
(I'm presuming you want to access the files, and don't actually
require to use SMB as the access protocol)
If you want to access it regularly, tick 'add bookmark' and enter a
Neat thing is that you can access the share via this method with any
If your server doesn't have static IP, either ask your ISP for one or
use a "Dynamic DNS" service. You may also need to configure
port-forwarding on a router to forward port 22 to your CentOS server
AND/OR configure its firewall to allow port 22 connections.
Alternatively, ask your ISP for a public block of addresses - which
they're supposed to do for only an administrative charge.
Paul Jakma paul at clubi.iepaul at jakma.org Key ID: 64A2FF6A
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