kind of off topic (remote file access with Windows)

Todd Slater dontodd at
Fri Oct 7 16:06:15 UTC 2005

On 10/7/05, Eric S. Johansson <esj at> wrote:
> I know this is kind of off topic but since ubuntu is half of the
> problem... I mean solution, I thought I would ask.
> I'm trying to access files on an ubuntu system that's "far away" (i.e.
> path obstructed by two firewalls and the Internet) I really don't want
> to do the file copy both ways because that's pretty error-prone.  From
> what I can tell my only solution is webdav but I was hoping for
> something a little more elegant and easily secured using ssh tunnels.
> shfs would be great but there's no Windows side filesystem connection.
> smb and nfs don't tunnel very well as far as I know.
> So any ideas?



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