[Samba] Domains, vpn and bowse lists (samba 4.2)

Robert Schetterer rs at sys4.de
Mon Mar 30 10:58:47 MDT 2015

Am 30.03.2015 um 18:41 schrieb Rowland Penny:
> On 30/03/15 17:16, jd at ionica.lv wrote:
>> Hi!
>> I apologize, if the questions are simple, but its been a long time
>> since I use Windows as enhanced typewriter only. The need to implement
>> domain etc arose just suddenly.
>> I am trying to implement VPN (and succeeded to implement it), even
>> able to join windows clients to the Samba AD domain over VPN, but I am
>> confused by not getting the browse list of computers for the network I
>> connect to. I can access particular machine or file server if I enter
>> its name and I can browse through shares, if I have respective perms,
>> but there is no "folder" displaying machines on-line. The locally
>> placed computer displays the browse list. Connection to the site -
>> symmetric 10 mbit/s. What's more confusing - I had it working, but it
>> disappeared once and is not coming back.
>> The second question - I remember from the XP era that network browsing
>> was something hierarchical - starting from the domain to groups to
>> workstations (domain members). Dolphin's Samba share browser behaves
>> the same, but windows (7)  seem to be indifferent to it and are
>> displaying members of two co-existing domains as a disorganized
>> "crowd". Should it be so or some fine-tuning is necessary somewhere?
>> Janis
> This is very probably because there is no networking browsing with a
> samba4 AD DC, you can, as you have found, navigate to a share via its
> address.
> Rowland

uff, seems i missed that

Best Regards
MfG Robert Schetterer

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