AW: Using remote announce w/ security=domain

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at
Thu Apr 15 20:30:27 GMT 1999

On Fri, 16 Apr 1999, Kuppinger - Martin Kuppinger wrote:

> [>] Won't work, I think.

yes it will, see below.

> The clients in the other subnet are pointing
> directly to their WINS Server and, if configured as H-node, won't use
> NetBIOS Broadcasts.

incorrect.  only as P-node will a NetBIOS client not send out broadcasts.

> And WINS-Proxy doesn't affect unicasts to a
> WINS-Server, but only NetBIOS-Broadcasts.

correct.  therefore, when the H-node, M-node or B-node sends out
broadcasts requests they will be picked up and answered by a host with
"wins proxy" enabled, whether they be a ms or samba or other host.



> but only if there's no domain controller

you mean, only if you cannot _resolve_ the ip address of the DC in the
isolated subnet [isolated from all _other_ forms of ip address resolution
from which the Domain's name would normally be obtained].

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