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I have our Win2K3 server setup as a VPN pptp server. It works 100% no problem from remote clients.

I've setup a remote linux server running samba. Its sole purpose is to be an offsite backup for our backup server. Basically an offsite NAS BOX.

I want to connect the remote linux server over VPN. So should the remote linux be running a VPN client or VPN server?

Thank you, Shai

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I don't get it. Do whatever is easier? –  Gleb Sep 26 '09 at 0:10
    
I have a tendency to run PoPToP on Linux and let the Windows machines be clients; but this was because I could never get pptpclient to work. I have to admit ubuntu (and possible others) have solved that problem nicely! –  Kyle Hodgson Sep 26 '09 at 7:11
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I'd just VPN into the Windows Server machine using a VPN client on the Linux server. Just makes things easier and has the same effect. pptpclient.sourceforge.net FTW!! =)

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Thank you for the great info. Simple solutions are the best. Thanks again! –  shaiss Sep 26 '09 at 3:38
    
You're quite welcome. =) –  Wesley Sep 26 '09 at 14:54
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