?
Solved

Linux remote access options

Posted on 2007-11-21
7
Medium Priority
?
262 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
Aside from VNC, what are some common methods to connect to a Linux server (FC5) to access files from a remote client computer.  The clients will be Windows XP and Vista, Mac OS X, and Red Hat and Fedora computers.
0
Comment
Question by:bleujaegel
7 Comments
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
terrydavis earned 500 total points
ID: 20332980
If they need GUI access to the system, X Windows is another option.

if they just need to access files from their machines, samba, FTP, SCP might be a lot easier.
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:bleujaegel
ID: 20333053
What is the difference between VNC and X Windows?
0
 
LVL 88

Assisted Solution

by:rindi
rindi earned 500 total points
ID: 20333056
To access files remotely, I'd use Samba, so the Linux machine would act like a windows server.
0
What does it mean to be "Always On"?

Is your cloud always on? With an Always On cloud you won't have to worry about downtime for maintenance or software application code updates, ensuring that your bottom line isn't affected.

 
LVL 48

Assisted Solution

by:Tintin
Tintin earned 500 total points
ID: 20333076
ssh would be the obvious choice.
0
 
LVL 3

Assisted Solution

by:amirs80
amirs80 earned 500 total points
ID: 20333680
if u can use winscp software from windows xp,but u must run ssh on FC5, before that.
u can use sftp graphically but u configure ftp on FC5
u can also configure samba to share the directories on FC5, but u have to configure samba for that.
0
 
LVL 2

Author Comment

by:bleujaegel
ID: 20345118
Thanks for the answers.  I think I'll look into the ssh for starters.
0
 
LVL 88

Expert Comment

by:rindi
ID: 20345173
Your welcome
0

Featured Post

Get quick recovery of individual SharePoint items

Free tool – Veeam Explorer for Microsoft SharePoint, enables fast, easy restores of SharePoint sites, documents, libraries and lists — all with no agents to manage and no additional licenses to buy.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction We as admins face situation where we need to redirect websites to another. This may be required as a part of an upgrade keeping the old URL but website should be served from new URL. This document would brief you on different ways ca…
Fine Tune your automatic Updates for Ubuntu / Debian
Learn several ways to interact with files and get file information from the bash shell. ls lists the contents of a directory: Using the -a flag displays hidden files: Using the -l flag formats the output in a long list: The file command gives us mor…
Get a first impression of how PRTG looks and learn how it works.   This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users.
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month13 days, 15 hours left to enroll

809 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question