[Samba] Re: Samba Windows resolve issue
jon at doransw.com
Tue Jul 7 19:19:44 GMT 2009
Quoting Doug Coats <dcoatshca at gmail.com>:
> Does anybody have a clue what the issue might be? Maybe even a hint as to
> what I could look into? Is there more information that I could supply that
> would help?
Your choice appears to be between a quick response from someone who
doesn't know what they are talking about, or you can wait a bit and
hear from someone who does.
I'm not clear on the topology of your network. It sounds like you
have two subnets (lets call them A and B). Your clients are on A,
your H3 server is on subnet B, and H1 is a router between the two.
But then I see two interfaces listed for H3. Depending on the
topology, the following may or may not apply.
I would worry that things like broadcasts stop at subnet boundaries.
(Note that I use DNS not WINS, so I must speculate).
I believe you'll need to have one master browser per subnet.
Encouraging H1 to be the master browser seems like the best choice.
What you don't want is machines fighting over who is master. I am
thinking that whatever machine is routing between subnets should
either be the master for both, or for neither.
I see you have H3 configured as a domain master (ie a PDC), does
testparm agree with that? If so, is that what you intend. You
described this machine as a file server, which suggests to me that you
didn't want this machine acting as a domain controller.
Next, you have H3 configured as a WINS proxy, yet H1 is your server
and is on subnet B (as well as A). I wouldn't think a proxy would be
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