[Chugalug] SAMBA-Lite?

John Aldrich jmaldrich at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 20 16:53:36 UTC 2013


Quoting Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com>:

> On Tue, 20 Aug 2013, Matt Keys wrote:
>> how about read only http/webdav?
>
> Such surrealists... who don't live in a major corporations strickly
> enforced M$-centrix world. That I got them to let me install a Linux
> box, at all, is a feat that should go down in history. I can remote
> into it
> by using a Win7 box and pointing to a web page that requires MSIE,
> ActiveX AND Java to setup a weird version of Checkpoint's firewall
> crap, that allows me to remote desktop into another Winders 'Puter so I
> can SSH
> into the Linux box. My usage is so closely monitored that when the
> admin kept seeing make weird typo's because I have a US keyboard and
> the system
> is in Portguese, he nicely installed English support to let me swap
> keyboards. The Windows displays are still mostly Portuguese, but at
> least I can type. I had to get permission to install Putty and Portable
> Firefox.
> The Linux server can see exactly 3 other IP's, 2 servers it interfaces
> with and the Win7 desktop I use to work on it. No 'Net. I
> update/install things by copying files to the Win7 box via rdesktop,
> then to the Linux system
> by PuttySCP,
>
> The good news: It works. :)
>
>
What a kludge!
At least it works! :D



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