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Accessing Win2K Pro ps router, remotely.

By kelly ·
What is the easiest, cheapest way to access and copy files on a Windows 2000 Professional system when the unit is behind a router /firewall?

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Accessing Win2K Pro ps router, remotely.

by McKayTech In reply to Accessing Win2K Pro ps ro ...

Depends on the router and the firewall, but probably some form of FTP. But if you have a firewall in the first place, punching holes through it for FTP may or may not be technically/politically feasible since FTP is a relatively insecure protocol.
The ideal solution would involve a VPN connection and then FTP transfer over that connection. Or, for that matter, a simple NT file share over a VPN connection.

paul

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