cross-subnet authentication

Philip Ciufo phil at
Sat Jul 22 02:39:42 GMT 2000

I've been using samba for a while now as a PDC and now require to move 
several NT workstations into a new subnet, one that is different from the 
subnet the PDC resides in. I tried the move already and the workstation 
comes up with the error "a pdc for the domain could not be found". I 
placed an entry in the lmhosts file of the workstation and this made no 

I ran samba with a higher log level, but have lost the logs. However, I 
did see a "rejecting dgram ..." message of sort in the nmbd log file. I 
can reproduce the error, so if anyone feels I really need the log file 
then I can post it.

My issue here is really if anyone has had a samba PDC in A.B.C.any 
subnet and the workstation in A.B.D.any subnet and been able to get the 
workstation to authenticate? If so, was there anything special you had to 



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