Jack Hill on 12 Sep 2012 17:10:48 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Virtual Network Question

On Wed, 12 Sep 2012 18:15:07 -0400
Casey Bralla <MailList@nerdworld.org> wrote:

> My work computer (Windows 7) has a web application that calls back to
> the office server and sets up a Virtual Network with my work
> network.  I therefore can access Outlook and networked files directly
> from my work PC.
> I want to do the same thing back to my home network, so my traveling
> netbook will be assigned an local IP from my home network, and I can
> easily mount nfs drives from servers on my home network (which,
> naturally, are behind a firewall).
> I've used various VNC programs in Linux (TightVNC, etc), but they all
> seem to be focused on running a remote desktop.  I want a remote &
> secure connection to my home network.
> Googling so far has just brought up references to TightVNC and the
> like.  Can sombody point me to a source for a true Virtual Network
> connection between my laptop and my home?
> Thanks!

You want to look at virtual private network software like openvpn


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