[Samba] Hostname not visible across 2 subnets

L.P.H. van Belle belle at bazuin.nl
Fri Jun 20 13:15:21 GMT 2008


this is not samba but routing info you need.

if possible to add a second lan ip on the Wireless router, 
add ip for example.

then router has access to modem, and client2 is able to connect to wireless


>-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
>Van: samba-bounces+belle=bazuin.nl at lists.samba.org 
>[mailto:samba-bounces+belle=bazuin.nl at lists.samba.org] Namens 
>Dave Coventry
>Verzonden: vrijdag 20 juni 2008 14:40
>Aan: samba at lists.samba.org
>Onderwerp: [Samba] Hostname not visible across 2 subnets
>I have the following network:
>   |
> --------------------                  ---------------------
>|Wireless Modem |- ))----((- |'admin' on DHCP |
>| on 10.0.0.*       |        |       ---------------------
> --------------------          |     ----------------------
>   |                                 -(( |'client1' on DHCP |
>   |wired                              ----------------------
>   |
> --------------------
>|Wireless Router  |                ----------------------
>| on 192.168.0.* |- ))----((- |'client2' on DHCP |
> --------------------                   ----------------------
>I hope the above diagram is not TOO mangles...
>For example, if 'admin' has been allocated the ip
>I can ping from both 'client1' and 'client2'
>I can ping 'admin' from 'client1' but 'client2' says 'could 
>not find host'
>In other words, the hostname 'admin' only gets resolved on the 
>10.0.0.* subnet.
>Any computer on the 192.168.0.* subnet can 'see' 'admin's' ip, but not
>the hostname 'admin'.
> The Admin computer is running Ubuntu Hardy, The Clients are 
>running XP.
>Can I remedy this through Samba with WINS? Or do I need to set 
>up a DNS on the
>'admin' machine?
>Simplest option, of course would be set set up 'admin' as a static ip.
>To unsubscribe from this list go to the following URL and read the
>instructions:  https://lists.samba.org/mailman/listinfo/samba

More information about the samba mailing list