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Can't access remote sun mapping when on internet..

We have a client/server TCP/IP application that has the server side on solaris and the client on Win95.
We also have a branch WAN.
Using solstice NFS, I can map a drive from a remote branch's Sun server on my
Win95 PC.
I notice though that if I'm on the internet, I can't access the mapped remote drive.

Do you know why? How can I correct that?
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dweatherb
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dweatherb
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alextrCommented:
Waht do you mean for 'branch WAN'. Isn't it via internet?
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ahoffmannCommented:
probably you firewall (or the sun itself) does not allow NFS mount from forreign (internet) hosts, which is a good idea.
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dweatherbAuthor Commented:
ahoffman, that makes sense!
That means if I get a dial-up IP connection to the internet from my PC which has a LAN IP address, the Sun sees it as an unknown host.
Thus NFS does not allow a dial-up IP connection to co-exist with an internet IP connection.
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