[Samba] Domain Logins across VPN

Anthony Messina amessina at messinet.com
Thu May 25 02:05:33 GMT 2006

rob at desynched.net wrote:
> I've been trying to get this to work for a few days now. I read that
> domain requests are sent via broadcast, and to use WINS to get around it.
> Well, I've enabled the WINS server on my Samba PDC, and told the BDC's on
> each VPN segment that the PDC is a WINS server. WINS resolution works
> apparently, I can sit on a VPN'd network segment and ping machines across
> the VPN via their NETBIOS name, but I can't log into the domain. Windows
> tells me it can't find the domain. Is there something I'm missing?

sorry rob, i forgot to reply-to-all the first time.

do you have

domain master = no
domain logons = yes

that set up works for me. and i also use

local master = yes

though i don't think the local master is required for bdc functionality.

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