[windows2000] Re: Network share over the Internet

  • From: "Chris Berry" <compjma@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2003 11:15:59 -0700

>From: "Costanzo, Ray" <rcostanzo@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>I have a W2K Web server in a co-lo type of setup, and I'm thinking about
>setting it up so that I can map drives to it from home instead of having
>to FTP in to transfer files.  So, my questions are:

So basically what you want is a VPN.

>3.  When I map the drive, I will have to enter a valid name and password
>for that stand-alone server.  Is that "sniffable" or whatever the way
>that entering FTP login credentials is?

Yes, but as long as you have a VPN set up, it should be safe enough.

Chris Berry
compjma@xxxxxxxxxxx
Systems Administrator
JM Associates

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