browsing, subnets, across, workgroups
smeisner at concentric.net
Fri Sep 3 21:30:27 GMT 1999
Bethany Jane wrote:
> Why does browsing across subnets only work if all of the machines are in
> the same workgroup?
> It works great for computers in our academic subnet, no matter whether the
> windows machines are in the SERVERS workgroup or not, the FACULTY
> workgroup and the SERVERS workgroup (and some other miscellaneous ones)
> show up and are lovely. However, computers in the dorm subnet can't see
> the SERVERS workgroup if they are in any workgroup besides SERVERS (ie.
> STUDENTS). Once we change the windows machines to be in the SERVERS
> workgroup, they see the servers just fine.
> Why is this? Is there anything I can do about it? Could I maybe get
> another ethernet card in my samba box, put it on the dorm subnet, and then
> make my one little samba box be the domain master browser for both
> subnets? Would that help? I tried using Remote Announce, but it didn't
> seem to help.
Who is the domain master for STUDENTS? (You may not need one). In the
Remote Anounce parameter append the STUDENTS to the subnet (i.e.,
192.168.3.255/STUDENTS) because without it, Samba will only look for its
workgroup (i.e., SERVERS).
> I say unto you: one must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give
> birth to a dancing star.
> - Friedrich Nietzsche
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