[Samba] cannot bind when doing a browser sync
Eric V. Smith
eric at trueblade.com
Wed Jan 19 18:26:36 GMT 2005
Stupidly, I forgot to say I'm running samba-3.0.10-1.fc2 on FC2
2.6.8-1.521. If it makes a difference, the tunneling is done with the
Eric V. Smith wrote:
> I hope this isn't too long, and I hope it's the correct list.
> I have a network configuration where I have 2 hosts, A and B. Each has
> a local LAN on which the run Samba, plus they're connected by a VPN. So
> has A has addresses lanA and wanA, and host B has addresses lanB and
> wanB. Because of the way the VPN works, they can talk to each other
> either via their LAN addresses (lanA <-> lanB), or their WAN addresses
> (wanA <-> wanB), but not lanA <-> wanB, or lanB <-> wanA. Each host has
> only their LAN interface in smb.conf, and has "bind interfaces only =
> yes". Everything relating to smbd works great.
> I'm trying to set up host A as a domain master browser, and host B as a
> local master browser. This works fine, until they try to sync the
> browse list. They register with each other correctly because
> nmbd/nmbd_sendannounce.c's browse_sync_remote is binding to the LAN
> send_mailslot(True, BROWSE_MAILSLOT, outbuf,PTR_DIFF(p,outbuf),
> global_myname(), 0x0, "*", 0x0, addr, FIRST_SUBNET->myip,
> So I have "remote browse sync" set to the other hosts's LAN address,
> because the source address must local host's LAN address
> (FIRST_SUBNET->myip). I've verified that each host sees the other's
> browse sync request.
> So that's all well and good, but the actual sync happens in
> nmbd_synclists.c's sync_child(). It isn't doing any bind() or anything
> to set the source address, so it is sending data from wanA to lanB, but
> that doesn't work in my case.
> Is there any way to control the source address that sync_child() uses?
> Any other suggestions?
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