[SATLUG] Sharing windows files across subnets and the internet
geoff at w5omr.shacknet.nu
Wed Jan 9 12:25:42 CST 2008
Samuel Leon wrote:
> I have a remote computer across the internet set up as a security
> surveillance server monitoring several cameras. It runs windows
> unfortunately (yea I know, I am working on it) and I need a way to get
> into it to download the video files that it has and I also need to be
> able to delete those files before they eat all of the drive space. I
> was thinking about doing windows sharing over a VPN but that looks to
> be pretty complicated and requiring a WINS server. Is there any kind
> of (secure) ftp server software that I could install on the remote
> computer to access it or something?
If it's running XP Pro, you could setup and use RDP on the remote
system, and access it with rdesktop on your linux desktop.
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