WINS.dat question

Simo Sorce idra at
Tue Jul 10 19:10:38 GMT 2001

On Tue, Jul 10, 2001 at 07:07:26PM -0000, Tim Carr wrote:
> >See John's message on this, and note that the #20 name is not needed if
> >you are being a simple client.  If you wish to share files over the PPTP
> >tunnel then you may simply need to turn on the server service, as John
> >described.
> Yes, the #20 IS needed. Other MS machines won't connect to the client 
> missing the #20 due to the fact it's missing.
> The server service _IS_ on.  If I connect this client locally over the 
> ethernet with no changes to any services, the #20 appears.  Only over PPTP 
> tunnels does it not appear, and I believe it has something to do with the 
> way Samba is interpreting interfaces or whatever... Any ideas?

If I recall correctly, the PPTP is seen as a different interface on windows.
Are you sure you have binded the server service to this interface?

Simo Sorce       idra at
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