[Samba] domain master list - cross subnet?

Alexander Lazarevich alazarev at itg.uiuc.edu
Sat Apr 30 01:22:00 GMT 2005

On Sat, 30 Apr 2005, Tony Earnshaw wrote:

> fre, 29.04.2005 kl. 20.31 skrev Alexander Lazarevich:
>> Does anyone, using samba 3 as a PDC master browser on a subnet, see
>> other subnet's on the WAN?
> Yes.
>> For instance, if your subnet is dude.udump.edu, can your samba master
>> browse list see the windows domain chick.udump.edu (assuming it exists)?
> Yes
>> If I just know it's possible, then I know I'm doing something wrong.
> It's possible. I don't want any inter-subnet contact whatsoever and it's
> all incidental, but domain-1's browser on sees the
> domain-2's PDC master bowser on - both Samba 3.0.11
> machines. Both are wins servers.
> How? I dunno, they just do. I'd rather they didn't, I don't really want
> them to.

There is a local security policy on windows clients that forces the client 
NOT to be in the browse list. I don't think samba PDC's can do machine 
policies, so you can't set it there. Hopefully you don't have 10K PC's.

Hope that helps.


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