Using remote announce w/ security=domain

Dave J. Andruczyk dave at
Wed Apr 14 13:00:47 GMT 1999

> remote announce = <remote server IP>/<domainname>
> At that point, our workgroup and server showed up in the network
> neighborhoods; so far, so good. However, when users clicked on the
> server's name, the machines gave an error message: "The network name could
> not be found."  
> The solution seems to be to set the machines to use the
> main server as the WINS server. That is, the clients see it fine when
> they're set to use the WINS server in the main building. The problem is,
> we'd really like to be able to set a remote browse master in various
> buildings around campus and thereby have Win9X machines running on their
> subnets see our domain. Is there any way to do this?

In EACH subnet should be a WINS server. they will(should) sync browse
lists with each other. (though it can take up to 24-36 minutes to get a
full browse list, due to the design of the system. (browse list updates
happen roughly every 12 minutes, so syncing across multiple nets takes

Dave J. Andruczyk
Instructional Support Associate
Department of Technology     
Buffalo State College

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