cross-subnet authentication

Keith Lynn lynn at
Sat Jul 22 03:07:04 GMT 2000

The way I got around the problem was to assign another IP address to the
Linux server on which I run samba.
      Keith Lynn

On Sat, 22 Jul 2000, Philip Ciufo wrote:

> 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 
> difference.
> 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 
> do? 
> Thanks,
> Phil
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