[Samba] Browsing and Mapped Drives over a VPN
Bradley W. Langhorst
brad at langhorst.com
Thu Jun 27 09:53:24 GMT 2002
Maybe those wins entries are old?
I think you can use stunnel on both ends to move nmb traffic.
or setup something more robust like CIPE or FreeS/WAN.
On Thu, 2002-06-27 at 12:45, James W. Beauchamp wrote:
> Yes, I set up tcpdump and never saw any traffic while he was trying to
> connect via "map network drive" in Win2k
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Savage, Elijah" <elijah_savage at reyrey.com>
> To: "'James W. Beauchamp'" <jbeauchamp at gesinc.com>
> Sent: Thursday, June 27, 2002 10:43 AM
> Subject: RE: [Samba] Browsing and Mapped Drives over a VPN
> > I am not exactly sure how this has taken place, because it is broadcast
> > traffic also, could this be left over before the vpn solutions was put in
> > place. But it can be easily found out by using tcpdump on the unix box to
> > see what type of traffic he is receiving.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: James W. Beauchamp [mailto:jbeauchamp at gesinc.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, June 27, 2002 12:35 PM
> > To: Savage, Elijah
> > Subject: Re: [Samba] Browsing and Mapped Drives over a VPN
> > Elijah:
> > Thanks for the quick response :). Can you tell me how the machine name
> > workgroup go into the wins.dat then? Is that via tcp/ip instead of
> > or something else? I'm just trying to learn a little networking here.
> > James
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Savage, Elijah" <elijah_savage at reyrey.com>
> > To: "'James W. Beauchamp'" <jbeauchamp at gesinc.com>;
> <samba at lists.samba.org>
> > Sent: Thursday, June 27, 2002 10:29 AM
> > Subject: RE: [Samba] Browsing and Mapped Drives over a VPN
> > > Sonicwall's will not pass win's traffic you may have to get him to poke
> > > holes in the firewall product. If this consultant has worked with Cisco
> > > equipment before, on the Cisco's it would be the equivalent to the
> > > Ip helper (address)
> > >
> > > This tells the router to pass 8 different types of protocols which
> > > NetBIOS traffic, but from my little work of installing sonicwalls they
> > > not support this feature.
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: James W. Beauchamp [mailto:jbeauchamp at gesinc.com]
> > > Sent: Thursday, June 27, 2002 12:13 PM
> > > To: samba at lists.samba.org
> > > Subject: [Samba] Browsing and Mapped Drives over a VPN
> > >
> > > Hello All:
> > > I have a situation where I have a Samba box (RH 7.3 w/samba 2.2.4) that
> > > set up for a client. Another consultant came along and installed a VPN
> > > using SonicWalls between the main site and a remote site. So now they
> > want
> > > the remote users to save files on my Samba box. No problem except that
> > the
> > > remote users can't see my local workgroup or any of the local machines.
> > > Here's what's wierd (or where my knowledge breaks down :) )Their machine
> > > names and workgroup name is registered in samba's wins database. I am
> > > only wins server on both subnets (10.0.1.x local and 10.0.2.x remote).
> > The
> > > remote lan group is peer-to-peer setup with each client pointing at my
> > Samba
> > > box (who is at 10.0.1.128). So my question is as follows - how did
> > > machine names get registered if netbios traffic is not passing the
> > Sonicwall
> > > vpn? or does that use TCP/IP instead? I'm in need of a little netbios
> > > education here I think in order to tell the other consultant what to
> > up
> > > on the VPN boxes. Are they blocking ports 137 and 139 or is it
> > > else.
> > >
> > > Thanks in Advance
> > >
> > > James
> > >
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