[Samba] using samba through a VPN

tom burkart samba at aussec.com
Thu Dec 2 01:11:44 GMT 2004

On Dec 1, Andrew Gaffney wrote:

> the internet using openvpn. I've been told that samba (through no fault of 
> its own) doesn't work very well through a VPN.
Seems to do a reasonable job here.

> I want the workstations in the new network to be able to logon to the domain 
> and access the file shares hosted by the samba PDC in the first network. Will 
> I be able to do this? Easily? :)
The thing to use is a DHCP server that also provides clients with the IP 
address of the PDC through the netbios-name-servers option in the ISC 
DHCP server.


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