[Samba] VPN and browsing

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Tue Dec 14 11:55:17 GMT 2004

>    I've set up a PPTP VPN system to provide remote access to my work 
> LAN, but I can't get (and cannot see how to get) computer browsing to 
> work for clients connecting over VPN (they cannot see any computers in, 
> and do not appear themselves in network neighbourhood).

You need to configure WINS, make sure the WINS server address is
propagated to the client when they make the connection, and make sure
the client node-type is set to use WINS.

Then everything works just as if you were local.

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