remote.it connections to Samba services will not work with a Windows client

Strange though it may seem, remote.it connections to Samba services, whether running on a Windows machine or a Linux machine with Samba installed, will not work when the client is a Windows machine.

remote.it connections generate a hostname and port pair.  The Windows OS will not accept the use of an explicit port when attempting to connect to a networked file system.

As a workaround, you can set up a VPN using remote.it.  When you set up a VPN, your client joins the target network, and access to Windows shares should work as though they were on your local LAN.

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