[nSLUG] Access to private network from outside

Steve Zinck steve at zinck.ca
Thu Jul 31 08:32:01 ADT 2003


On Thu, Jul 31, 2003 at 08:26:06AM -0300, Steve Zinck wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 10:08:07PM -0300, Vikram wrote:
> > Hello people
> > 
> > I have a home network of 2 Windows boxes that are behind a Masquerading 
> > "redhat linux" server; the server is on Eastlink HSPI.  I wish to access 
> > both of these windows boxes from my office machines.  Can this be 
> > accomplished?  What tools could be used?  I can SSH into the linux 
> > server but SSH service is not running on either of the windows boxes.   
> > Thanks in advance.
> 
> I use Remote Administrator (www.radmin.com) to access my NT servers from
> remote.  Works well, and is a LOT faster than VNC, even though radmin
> natively supports 128 bit encryption.  It supports a couple neat
> features like "file transfer mode" which allows you to securely transfer
> files around, a "Telnet" mode which drops you to the DOS/cmd prompt on
> the remote box, and a remote shutdown which, presumably, remotely shuts
> down the box without having to click start->shutdown. :)
> 
> The only downside is that it's non-free and commercial, but it beats the
> hell out of VNC.

Oh, I should mention that there are no Linux clients.  I think Vikram
uses Windows at work anyway ;)

I've been using Windows at work for too long now...

Steve




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