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Map remote sftp directory in windows

I have 2 questions. What's the best way to:

1. map a directory on a remote web server as a local drive using ssh/sftp under windows xp? The remote server runs red hat linux. If I need to use a third party tool can you recommend a good freeware app that is low on system resource requirement?

2. do the above but on a windows 2003 server. So we map the remote folder (unix server) as a drive on the local network windows server, so that the drive becomes available to all clients in the local network.

Thank you
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anuragc
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JJT2750Commented:
Are you running Samba on the  Red Hat box?

I would reccomend the Putty ssh solution for your needs, it will let you configure tunnels for your needs

download it from here. http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/download.html

http://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/~manolis/help/tunnelsamba.html

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JJT2750Commented:
Oh Sorry I did not finish check out this link for a Howto to see how to use it.

THis is how to map your network drives from windows to a Samba drive.

http://www.maths.ed.ac.uk/~manolis/help/tunnelsamba.html

Good Luck
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