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Old 06-23-11, 12:12 PM   #8
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Default Re: remote loging via the internet

Originally Posted by rage10 View Post
can i do both? FTP and a Web server on one computer?
Don't use Windows. Set up a Linux box. Start with something easy like Ubuntu. Run SSH on the box and create usernames/passwords for each user. Then they can use WinSCP to login and transfer files to the machine (create a directory with permissions for everyone). Then as root you can access all their files.

If you want to get fancy, you could setup up a VPN (e.g. OpenVPN) on your local network, then use Windows sharing to share a drive. Then users could VPN into your network and transfer their files to the windows machine.
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