[Samba] Joining domain across subnet
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Fri Apr 8 07:21:40 GMT 2005
On Thursday 07 April 2005 18:06, Ephi Dror wrote:
> Hi All,
> If I have domain controller on a different subnet than the samba server
> and I would like to join that domain controller in an environment
> without WINS, meaning only DNS available.
This section will show you what you are asking for and why it doesn't work the
way you would like it to.
> So is it true that in a pure DNS environment without the great help of
> WINS server around in which the domain controller and the samba server
> are on a different subnets, I must use domain type ADS?
On a windows client, you can preload the domain and specify various other
hosts in the lmhosts file. Not sure you can do the same with a samba
-- my Sonicwall tz170 supports netbios broadcasts across a VPN tunnel. Seems
like a lot of work for contiguous subnets in an office building though.
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