Using remote announce w/ security=domain

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Wed Apr 14 15:28:18 GMT 1999

On Wed, 14 Apr 1999, Dave J. Andruczyk wrote:

> > 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,

this is the correct solution.  use of remote announce not recommended
(only heard of one situation on a LAN where it really had to be used).

> > 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.

they will not.

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