[Samba] Samba across multiple subnets

Chan Min Wai dcmwai at gmail.com
Thu Mar 27 07:10:52 MDT 2014

Dear All,

Just to check. 
Can wins server run on DC member?

If that can be done. Can we point wins server to the DC member IP, via DHCP server?

Would that fix the issue?

Thank you. 

Chan Min Wai 

> Marc Muehlfeld <samba at marc-muehlfeld.de> 於 27/03/2014 5:02 PG 寫道:
> Am 26.03.2014 18:31, schrieb felix:
>> It's normal behaviour. that browsing relies on Netbios, a protocol that
>> cannot be routed. It only works in the same subnet.
> Yes, but if you have have a WINS server, the local master browsers in each subnet (elected by the machines in each subnet), send the names to the domain master browser. And then you have a network wide browsing list.
> This works great in a Samba NT4-style domain. But in a Samba AD, the smbd does doesn't have browsing support yet. So there's no network neighborhood at the moment.
> Regards,
> Marc
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