SAMBA-NTDOM digest 762

Craig Kelley ink at
Thu Apr 15 14:31:22 GMT 1999

> So, let me see if I understand the upshot here: what we're hoping to do on
> campus is (at least for now) not possible: that is, to plop samba servers
> in 'foreign' subnets where we are unable to control the configuration of
> the Win9x machines (except to guarantee that they have NetBIOS and TCP/IP)
> and have users on those machines be able to view our server's shares and
> grab stuff off of them.
> 1.) Am I wrong that this is not possible?

You need to have a central WINS server in order to do this.  Even if you
were not using Samba, but NT Server or whatever, you would still have the
same problem.

The wheel is turning but the hamster is dead.
Craig Kelley  -- kellcrai at finger ink at for PGP block

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