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How can I setup server to access files remotely from Internet?

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September 3, 2011 1:17:51 PM

Here's what I need to do. I have a file server at work that I need to be able to allow our employees to access the files when they are traveling. I know the server's ip address and know how to port forward and how to share certain folders thru windows, but this is all new territory for me.

I know there are some networking gurus on tom's so if you have the time to provide some advice I'd greatly appreciate it. Thank you in advance.
September 3, 2011 4:44:55 PM

there is a software base solution like Hamachi available; however, the more common way to deal with the situation is using a VPN
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September 3, 2011 11:53:29 PM

I read up on it a little. Is there a guide to setup a VPN using Win7?
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