domain login across subnet - how?

Greg Dickie greg at
Fri Apr 23 20:14:16 GMT 1999

2 words -> Use WINS.

Otherwise the stations do subnet broadcast to find the PDC which won't work
thru your router unless you "help" it.

hope this helps,

On 23-Apr-99 mark at wrote:
> Hello there!
> I have three subnets, each connected to a "backbone" via routers.  I
> have a Linux system, running Samba as an NT domain controller, on the
> backbone.
> However, the workstations on the subnets cannot login to the domain;
> the domain logins work only on the same subnet as the Samba machine.
> Could a kind soul please give me a few quick email replies on how to
> set this up?  I have been administrating Samba for about two years so
> I know how it works quite well; it is just the crossing of subnets
> that has me puzzled.
> I definitely want to avoid LMHOSTS if at all possible.
> Thanks!
> Mark

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