[Samba] Samba server visible via VPN

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Tue Oct 25 09:27:17 GMT 2005

Martin Hochreiter schrieb:
> I have 2 subnets connected via VPN.
> In one subnet is the W2K AD PDC in the
> second a Samba 3.20b server.
> I can't see the Samba Server on the other net in the
> browsing list on a windows machine.
> I think the cause for that is the VPN connection - is there
> a chance to solve that?

set both servers as WINS servers, and configure your clients to use both 
WINS servers.

other way is to configure your VPN connection to pass ethernet packets 
(i.e. if you're using OpenVPN, use tap device instead of tun).

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