INFO: How to Connect to a Visual SourceSafe Database Over the Internet

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To use Visual SourceSafe (VSS) over the Internet, set up a Virtual Private Network (VPN) with Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP).


Use one of the following methods to set up a virtual private network:
  • For additional information about how to set up a private network, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    161410 How to Set Up a Private Network Over the Internet Using PPTP [winnt]
  • Use a third-party VSS add-on for remote access, such as Sourceoffsite by SourceGear. For an example of using a third-party VSS add-on, see the following Sourceoffsite Web site:


Article ID: 320317 - Last Review: October 26, 2002 - Revision: 1.0
  • Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 6.0C
  • Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 5.0 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Visual SourceSafe 6.0 Standard Edition
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