Cross subnet browsing

Robert Dahlem Robert.Dahlem at
Wed Dec 2 22:39:28 GMT 1998


On Mon, 30 Nov 1998 14:27:12 +1100, John Twyman wrote:

>I have a samba server on one subnet which is currently very happy serving
>Win 95/98 clients on the same subnet. I have to allow several Win 95/98
>clients on a seperate subnet the ability to use & browse the samba server's

>My smb.conf contains the following:

>wins support = yes
>domain master = yes
>local master = yes
>preferred master = yes
>remote announce =

Are you sure this will work? AFAIK these are broadcasts and probably will not 
cross the router between your subnets. I would prefer to direct the remote 
announces directly to the browse master in the remote subnet.

Hasta la vista,

Robert.Dahlem at
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