[Samba] Cross-Subnet Browsing Problem

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Sat Jul 15 01:24:38 GMT 2006

On Fri, 2006-07-14 at 20:17 -0500, Todd Pytel wrote:
> Craig White wrote:
> > I believe what you want is 'remote announce' - you can get a good
> > definition of it's usage in the man page for smb.conf
> I've tried that as well (using remote announce =, but it 
> didn't seem to make any difference. That might be a routing issue - I 
> didn't thoroughly check whether the machine doing the routing will pass 
> broadcasts like that. But in any event, my understanding is that the 
> "remote" options were basically dirty hacks that shouldn't be necessary 
> anyway. I know that in the past when I've had this working I didn't need 
> to use them.
you probably don't need that option if the clients know where to find
the WINS servers (probably can set multiple WINS servers in DHCP


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