[Samba] remote announce and cross subnet browsing

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at samba.org
Fri Feb 27 04:36:45 GMT 2004

On Fri, Feb 27, 2004 at 11:32:34AM +0700, Beast wrote:
> Hi all,
> Which samba server should have these parameters : 
>  remote announce =  
>  remote browse sync = 
> PDC(DMB), BDC, WINS or any server (as many as we want?) and which server/ip should be in the remote side? I'm trying to put broadcast address of remote network but did not work. 

Good routers might block this, as it is a very good way to do an
amplification DOS with a spoofed source.

The broadcast address is what you want, I think.  But really, you want
a shared wins server, and a samba server on each subnet (which will
ensure that browsing works well)

Andrew Bartlett

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