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By bt77 ·
I am looking at giving remote access to a server for a software vendor. This is a corperate environment and hence do not want to give them access to the rest of the network. What would be the best solution to use in this scenario?

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by rebelord In reply to Remote access to servers

hi, it depends on your network. the usual but costly way is thru firewall. try to consider what would be the point of entry. if via router, try to add access-list to the router. if via dial-up (modem connected to the server) try hardening the serveros and limit the account you're going to give to the sw vendor so they could not use the server as a jump-off point to other network resources. a combination of both is highly recommended...

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by michael.schaeffner In reply to REMOTE ACCESS

Hi Elver,

depends on what kind of access you want to permit. Usually enough should be a SSH2 connection including a secure filetransfer client. You could also build up a tunneled VNC connection with this SSH-server, if you need a GUI. There is aWin-version available at
http://www.networksimplicity.com/
hope it helps
Michael

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by edelaurelle In reply to Remote access to servers

I set up a SHARES group for all my shares on my file server and included all employees that require access to the shares. I deny DOMAIN USER group access to the shares. Then I set up our vender account as a DOMAIN USER only since they have to be a member of a "primary group". This seems to work for me but there is no "safe" way.

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