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How Do I create shared folder between different segment network?


I have 2 networks with different segments (192.168.168.* & 192.168.169.*), and want to be able to do file sharing between these network. What are the steps I should do?

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You would need some method of routing between these networks.  Are they on the same physical lan, but different VLANs? or just different segments?  

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I don't know exactly whether it's VLAN or not, but the network is at my office, in the same building. Previous admin was setting different segments for each department (don't know why). Each department has +/- 10 PCs, and all connected to Linux Server (used as internet router). Now there are cases when some department needs to share file to other dept.

What kind of routing should I do? should I use 3rd party routing software? Or maybe it will be easier just to change all PCs into the same segments?
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Just out of curiosity - whats the network address of the Linux router......  Just wondering as it might be that you could use that for routing between the segments - in fact Windows Servers and Linux boxes are all capable of routing, so if you don't want to upset the applecart by changing IP's then that could be an option.

I agree with Barnitt though - it looks like a hell of an administrative nightmare for a small number of clients.  Internal security between teams is easily manageable with file permissions - subnetting is like using a sledgehammer to crack a walnut....
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The network address of Linux router was

I agree with all of you, I was inherited an administration nightmare. Anyway, I started to change all IP to the same segment.

Thank you for all your comments and suggestions.

Great!! Like they say, shortest distance between two points is a straight line..:)...Keep is simple..;)