Nbfw, Cross-subnet browsing
gautier at email.enst.fr
Wed Feb 28 12:39:37 GMT 2001
(Tim, I hope you don't mind discussing this on the list?)
On Wed, 28 Feb 2001 11:39:22 +1100 (EST)
Tim Potter <tpot at linuxcare.com.au> wrote:
> Fabrice Gautier writes:
> > I'm currently using the nbfw (netbios forwarder -
> > http://nbfw.sourceforge.net/) patch with samba on a linux
> > masquerading firewall/router. It works pretty well.
> Sounds neat. Why did you make a separate daemon though?
I did not, the author did. I'm just a user.
But I see two possible reasons he did this.
1) It was not easy to modify the behaviour of the daemon at runtime with
2) This way you have the regular smbd and nmbd with no unstability added.
> Is it
> possible to roll the functionality into nmbd somehow? I think
> that would have a better chance of making it in to 2.2.
Fabrice Gautier <gautier at email.enstfr>
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