Not joining NT Domain

Mike O'Neill mikeo at
Tue Jan 16 04:06:15 GMT 2001

Sorry no URL handy but if you're using SWAT, the online help is pretty good.

> Unfortunately, the computers are on different subnets.
> Any suggestions as to how to configure "remote announce" and "wins
> server"...books, web sites, etc.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Nelson, John P. [mailto:NelsonJP at]
> Sent: Tuesday, January 16, 2001 5:51 AM
> To: 'benchoong at'
> Subject: 
>> How can I make my Samba server "visible" to NT without joining the NT
>> domain?
> I'm not sure what you mean by this.  If you mean that you would like the
> samba server to appear in the "network neighborhood", then set the samba
> server's workgroup to the name of the NT domain or workgroup.  If all
> computers are on the same subnet, that's all you have to do.  If they are on
> different subnets, then you either need to fool around with "remote
> announce" or "wins server" settings.

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