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Slightly OT: Sharing files between people across the US.

On Fri, Dec 10, 2004 at 01:48:42PM -0500, markw at wrote:
> > On Fri, Dec 10, 2004 at 11:54:49AM -0500, markw at wrote:
> >> It is free and secure.
> >>
> >> I've used this with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It should work with CVS and
> >> others.
> >
> > Right. What it won't work with is UDP-based protocols, including
> > most of Microsoft's networking stuff.
> Two points:
> (1) While I've never tried, I would be surprised if SMB didn't work.
> (2) I think it is widely accepted that file level protocols are a bad idea.

It's not SMB itself; it's the WINS stuff that goes along with
it. You can actually work around this by running PPP inside SSH,
but at that point, you might as well do it right by using IPsec.


Nothing to sig here, move along.

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