[Samba] Browsing across networks
pgienger at ae-solutions.com
Tue May 10 16:20:46 GMT 2005
> wins support = yes
Have you pointed your machines at this one for their wins server? This
is crucial. As an alternative, have you looked at the remote sync
> I have a similar problem, except I'm not going through a VPN, I'm in a
> university WAN. My samba PDC cannot get the browse list of any domains
> outside of my subnet. I've gotten some responses saying you should
> just be able to see the browse list no problem, others saying they
> can't see the browse list. Documentation on this is terrible. Commands
> I've used to troubleshoot are: findsmb, nmblookup and smbclient -L,
> but all they tell me is what I already know: my nmbd cannot get the
> browse list from any domains outside of my own subnet yet still in the
> WAN. Interestingly, I have an NT 4 PDC on the same subnet which can do
> exactly that: it see's every domain in the WAN. In all other respects
> samba PDC works perfectly, but if I can't fix this browse list issue,
> we can't replace our windows PDC with samba.
> If you find the solution, please let me know. I'll do the same. If you
> find any additional troublshooting tools, please let me know.
> On Tue, 10 May 2005, Craig Main wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I have a openvpn setup between two Linux boxes. The internal networks
>> on each side are on seperate network ranges.
>> I can ping all boxes from either side, and if I search for a box using
>> it's ip address, I can see the box and access it's shares.
>> What I would like to do however is to be able to see the the pc's in
>> their workgroups (each subnet has it's own workgroup).
>> I have tried setting up each samba box as a wins server for it's own
>> workgroup, and then pointed the pc's on the other network to use it as
>> its wins server, this didn't seen to work either.
>> Can anyone help in this regard, what else should I do?
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