[Gllug] Fileserver over WAN

John Hearns john.hearns at cern.ch
Tue Apr 23 15:28:23 UTC 2002

On Tue, 2002-04-23 at 17:12, Jonathan Dye wrote:
> > From: Richard Cottrill [mailto:richard_c at tpg.com.au]
> > Subject: RE: [Gllug] Fileserver over WAN
> > 
> > I wouldn't recommend nfs; the authentication/permissions 
> > system is pretty

> > ropey. Do you wan to be able to browse the file? Will your 
> > clients be Linux
> > too?
> Could you set up a VPN to the server from the clients and then you could use
> NFS or whatever you wanted but just remember to only allow it over IPSec.

A quick google on 'secure NFS' turns up
Lord know if it works or not (and how old this page is)
 - but there's only one way to find out!

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